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SUGGESTED READINGS ON MOZART’S DON GIOVANNI

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.

 

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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.