October 26, 2016
Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality &
The Department of Music
SUGGESTED READINGS ON MOZART’S DON GIOVANNI
· Baranello, Micaela. “When Cries of Rape Are Heard in Opera Halls.” New York Times, 26 July 2015. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/19/arts/music/when-cries-of-rape-are-hear...
· Curtis Liane. “Let’s Call a Rapist a Rapist.” San Francisco Gate, 9 June 2000. http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Don-Giovanni-Let-s-call-a-rapist-a-rapist-3057915.php [+ her related NWSA Journal article.]
· Gordon, Bonnie. “What Don Giovanni, an Opera About a Charismatic Rapist, Can Teach Us About Don Trump.” Slate, 21 October 2016.
· Sisman, Elaine, “The Marriages of Don Giovanni: persuasion, impersonation and personal responsibility.” In Mozart Studies, ed. Simon P. Keefe 163-192. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Also a brief, interesting discussion of a performance of “La ci darem la mano” at the Cornelia Street Café appears in:
Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty. “Ethics and Politics in Tagore, Coetzee, and Certain Scenes of Teaching.” Diacritics, Vol. 32, No. 3/4, Ethics (Autumn - Winter, 2002): 90.