Franz Schubert: Sexuality, Subjectivity, Song

Franz Schubert Sexuality Subjectivity Song This is the first book to examine Schubert s songs as active shaping forces in the culture of their era rather than as mere reflections of it Responding to rising new forms of social organisation Sch

Critic s Notebook Was Schubert Gay If He Was, So What Feb , Solomon asserts, for example, that Schubert s homosexuality demonstrated a resistance to compulsion and that it revealed a heroic region in Schubert s personality. Franz Schubert Sexuality, Song Sexuality, Subjectivity Jul , Franz Schubert Sexuality, Song Sexuality, Subjectivity, Song Cambridge Studies in Music Theory and Analysis Lawrence Kramer on FREE shipping on qualifying offers This is the first book to examine Schubert s songs as active shaping forces in the culture of their era rather than as mere reflections of it. Franz Schubert Sexuality, Subjectivity, Song Free Mar , Questions about the composer s sexual activities or orientation are wisely ruled out of bounds, the sexuality of the musical Schubert being directly accessible to Kramer s approach And instead of being placed in a musical historical context, Schubert appears in a cultural milieu governed by the largely internalized sociocultural standards and restraints of Michel Foucault s disciplinary Friends, lovers, sexuality Franz Peter Schubert Kramer Franz Schubert Ch The Ganymede Complex Solomon wrote that Sch s homosexuality may have made a positive, even heroic, contribution to his personality But didn t go on to link his The Buffet Of Life An Essay on the Possible Sexuality of Maynard Soloman s article Franz Schubert and the Peacocks of Benvenuto Cellini discusses the possibility of Schubert being a homosexual by looking at diary entries and letters exchanged between Schubert and his closest male friends including Franz von Schober and Johann Mayrhofer. Schubert Gay, not gay eickmate Nov , Schubert was timid at the thought of meeting Beethoven, but this has no bearing on his sexuality The juggernaut that Beethoven was at the time would easily make any other composer nervous about that encounter Further, there is no remote proof of Schubert s sexuality either way, when it comes to his music. The Greatest Gay Composers Mardi Gras Special Sep , Throughout the s, Schubert was part of a close knit circle of exclusively male artists and students whose social gatherings became known as Schubertiads So that proves it then Phwoar Factor Less than five feet tall, Schwmmerl , or little mushroom , as he was known to his friends was hardly raw sex on legs. Susan McClary At the time McClary was influenced by Maynard Solomon s allegations of Schubert s homosexuality in his paper Franz Schubert and the Peacocks of Benvenuto Cellini McClary s paper explored the relevance of Solomon s research to what she termed the uninhibited, hedonistic luxuriance of Schubert s Unfinished Symphony. Is the composer, Franz Schubert gay Archive Straight Franz Schubert, considered as the greatest songwriter who ever lived and one of the greatest in classical music, have been endlessly debated regarding his sexuality I read somewhere, that his music was labeled as feminine contrasted to Beethoven s masculine MUSIC VIEW The Dark Side of Schubert The New York Times Rather, what may have impelled some observers of Schubert s behavior to speak of abominations and vile practices was the prospect of sexual relations between a man and a youth, with its

  • Title: Franz Schubert: Sexuality, Subjectivity, Song
  • Author: Lawrence Kramer
  • ISBN: 9780521542166
  • Page: 112
  • Format: Paperback
  • This is the first book to examine Schubert s songs as active shaping forces in the culture of their era rather than as mere reflections of it Responding to rising new forms of social organisation, Schubert discovered that songs could serve as a medium for shuffling and reshuffling the basic building blocks of identity and desire, especially sexual desire His songs projecThis is the first book to examine Schubert s songs as active shaping forces in the culture of their era rather than as mere reflections of it Responding to rising new forms of social organisation, Schubert discovered that songs could serve as a medium for shuffling and reshuffling the basic building blocks of identity and desire, especially sexual desire His songs project a kaleidoscopic array of unexpected human types, all of whom are eligible for a sympathetic response, even the strangest and most disconcerting Schubert sought to validate these subjective types without subordinating them to a central social or sexual norm The book describes and contextualises this process and tracks it concretely in a wide variety of songs Combining close attention to both music and poetry, the book addresses both specialists and non specialists in a lively, accessible style unburdened by excessive jargon.

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