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    • Pearl, An Opera in Two Acts 

      Scurria, Amy (2015)
      As Catherine Clément argues in her 1979 publication "L'Opéra ou la Défaite des Femmes" most female operatic characters befall a tragic ending: death, suicide, madness, murder. Building on Clément and observations of more ...
    • The Persistence of Smoke: Opera in One Act, Libretto by John Justice 

      Lam, George Tsz-Kwan (2011)
      <italic>The Persistence of Smoke</italic> is a documentary opera. The libretto is based on interviews with various individuals related to the former Liggett and Myers Tobacco Company headquarters in Durham, North Carolina.The ...
    • 'The queer things he said': British Identity, Social History, and Press Reception of Benjamin Britten's Postwar Operas 

      Mosley, Imani Danielle (2019)
      Lee Edelman notes that “queerness can never define an identity; it can only ever disturb one.” This statement reinforces a particular view of queerness: one that suggests that it is, first and foremost, an action, and secondly, ...
    • The Yellow Wallpaper 

      Trinastic, Michael Kenneth (2011)
      <italic>The Yellow Wallpaper</italic> is a one-act opera (in three scenes) for dramatic soprano and chamber orchestra (eleven instruments). The libretto is a free adaptation by the composer of the short story "The Yellow ...