Description - The Courtesans' Arts: Cross-cultural Perspectives by Martha Feldman
The title of this book is Courtesans' Arts: Cross-cultural Perspectives and is written by author Martha Feldman. The book Courtesans' Arts: Cross-cultural Perspectives is published by Oxford University Press Inc. The ISBN of this book is 9780195170290 and the format is Paperback. The publisher has not provided a book description for Courtesans' Arts: Cross-cultural Perspectives by Martha Feldman.
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Author Biography - Martha Feldman
Martha Feldman is Professor of Music and the Humanities at The University of Chicago. She is author of City Culture and the Madrigal at Venice (1995), Opera and Sovereignty: Sentiment, Myth, and Modernity in Eighteenth-Century Italy (forthcoming, 2006), and is currently at work on The Castrato as Myth: Symbolic Economy and Life Writing in Early Modern Italy. She was also a volume editor in the series Sixteenth-century Madrigal (1989-91) and general editor of the series Critical and Cultural Musicology (2000-2002). In 1998-99 she was appointed a Getty Scholar and in 2001, the Dent Medal was conferred on her by the Royal Musical Association, in collaboration with the International Musicological Society. Bonnie Gordon is Assistant Professor of Music at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She has published on the female voice in early modern Italy and on contemporary female singer/songwriters and her book Monteverdi's Unruly Women: The Power of Song in Early Modern Europe was published in 2004. She has received awards from the American Association of University Women, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and the Mellon Foundation.