By Katia Chornik

ISBN-10: 1909662178

ISBN-13: 9781909662179

widely recognized for his novelsEl reino de este mundo (The state of this international) and Los pasos perdidos (The misplaced Steps), the Swiss-born Cuban author Alejo Carpentier (1904-1980) integrated tune in his fiction commonly, for example in titles, in analogies with musical types, in scenes depicting performances, recordings and declares, and in characters' discussions of musical matters. Chornik's research specializes in Carpentier's writings from a musicological point of view, bridging intermediality and intertextuality via an exam of track as formative, as shape, and as played. The emphasis lies at the novelsLos pasos perdidos, El acoso (The Chase),Concierto barroco (Baroque Concerto) andLa consagracion de l. a. primavera (The ceremony of Spring), and on his unknown essayLos origenes de l. a. musica y l. a. musica primitiva (The Origins of tune and Primitive Music), the repository of rules forLos pasos perdidos, incorporated the following for the 1st time as facsimile and in English translation. Chornik's research will entice students and scholars in literary reports, cultural reviews, musicology and ethnomusicology, and to a particularly interdisciplinary readership.

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