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    • Beckett as Marsyas 

      Albright, Daniel (Routledge, 1999)
    • Berlioz's Romeo et Juliette: Symphonic Metamorphoses on a Theme by Shakespeare 

      Albright, Daniel (Taylor & Francis, 2000)
      Examines Hector Berlioz's attempt to intensify the symphonic nature of the symphony through his 1839 'Romeo et Juliette." Berlioz's illustration of the moving but faintly meretricious nature of opera by providing a thrilling ...
    • Butchering Moses 

      Albright, Daniel (Oxford University Press, 2007)
    • The Diabolical Senta 

      Albright, Daniel (Oxford University Press, 2005)
    • Early Cantos I-XLI 

      Albright, Daniel (Cambridge University Press, 1999)
      Here begins the great unwieldy poem, all light and mud, to which Ezra Pound devoted much of his life. It was the work of a poet too ambitious, too afraid of being cramped, to work according to a plan. Instead of a plan, ...
    • Golden Calves: The Role of Dance in Opera 

      Albright, Daniel (Oxford University Press, 2006)
    • Heine and the Composers 

      Albright, Daniel (Poetry in Review Foundation, 2009)
    • Kurt Weill as Modernist 

      Albright, Daniel (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000)
      Kurt Weill seems the opposite of a Modernist when compared with Schoenberg, or with the fictitious composer Adrian Leverkühn in Mann’s Doktor Faustus–composers who seem furiously to reject the warm-hearted, gemütlich ...
    • Lyrical Antibiography 

      Albright, Daniel (University Press of Virginia, 1989)
    • Modernism’s Melos 

      Albright, Daniel (Poetry in Review Foundation, 2011)
    • Modernist Poetic Form 

      Albright, Daniel (Cambridge University Press, 2007)
      If Modernism implies experimentation with the limits of art, shocks and thrills beyond all previous bounds, then, in the matter of poetic form, the Victorians were more Modernist than the Modernists themselves. As inventors ...
    • One Sees What One Sees 

      Albright, Daniel (Harvard University Press, 2009)
    • Pound, Picabia, and Surrealism 

      Albright, Daniel (Presses de l'université de Paris-Sorbonne, 2003)
    • Truth and Lies in the Stravinskyan Sense: Oedipus Rex 

      Albright, Daniel (Edinburgh University Press, 2007)
    • The Witches and the Witch: Verdi's Macbeth 

      Albright, Daniel (Cambridge University Press, 2005)
      The witches in Shakespeare’s Macbeth equivocate between the demons of random malevolence and ordinary (if exceptionally nasty) old women; and both King James I, whose book on witchcraft may have influenced Shakespeare, and ...
    • Yeats and Modernism 

      Albright, Daniel (Cambridge University Press, 2006)
      When Yeats died in January 1939, he quickly became the ghost that haunted Modernism. First to register the shade's presence was W. H. Auden, who wrote his famous elegy “In Memory of W. B. Yeats” in February 1939: Now he ...
    • Yeats and Science Fiction 

      Albright, Daniel (University of Notre Dame Press, 1996)
      The young Yeats spent some years editing the poems of William Blake, and Yeats inherited much of Blake’s contempt for science, Blake’s sense that Newton was the devil who murdered the living cosmos and substituted dead ...
    • Yeats, A Vision, and Art History 

      Albright, Daniel (한국예이츠학회 [The Yeats Society of Korea], 2011)
      Yeats worried that his poetry might be destroyed if he wandered too far down what he called the hodos chameliontos, the chameleon road, in which the imagination became so replete, overstimulated, that it kept producing ...
    • Yeats, Pound, Asia, and the Music of the Body 

      Albright, Daniel (2012-07-25)
      In June 2009 news appeared concerning a 33,000-year-old flute, found in a cave in southern Germany, made of the wing bone of a griffon vulture. The idea that the most profound art comes from the innermost recesses of the ...