Debussy - Text and Ideas: Text, gesture and performance in Debussy's 'Trois Poemes de Stephanie Mallarme'

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Debussy’s “Trois poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé” (1913) are among the relatively infrequent instances of musical settings of Mallarmé’s poetry. Following Jankélévitch on Debussy and a host of critics on Mallarmé, Professor Acquisto argues that these poems and songs comment on communicating the ineffable.

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Professor Joseph Acquisto

Associate Professor of French at the University of Vermont, Joseph Acquisto specialises in nineteenth-and twentieth-century literature, especially poetry and the novel, with particular interest in...

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