Reference to popular music in the novel: the author's Perspective

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dc.contributor.author De Vries, PA
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-12T05:31:37Z
dc.date.issued 2004-01
dc.identifier.citation The Journal of Music and Meaning, 2004, 2 (Spring), pp. 1 - 7
dc.identifier.issn 1603-7170
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/3309
dc.description.abstract Music has played an important role in the fictional novel for centuries. The sheer number of novels using music as a central feature is evident in a recent bibliography of musical crime fiction that lists more than 600 such novels (http://www.lib.washington.edu/music/mystery.html). Music has varying degrees of influence in the novel. It can be the centre of a novel, as is the case in Tolstoys The Kreutzer Sonata, where Beethovens violin sonata works subliminally on Tolstoys protagonist, its melody, amplitude, and rhythms unleash repressed instincts, opening the floodgates of the irrational sphere and leading him to the shadow world (Knapp, 1988, p. 10). Music can also influence the structure of a novel. Specific examples of this include James Joyces use of the musical fugue in the Sirens episode of Ulysses (Hiatt, 2001), and Toni Morrisons use of jazz in her novel of the same name, where the words of the book are a compilation of sounds and the unnamed narrator acts as a soloist within the music of other voices (Lesoinne, 1997, p. 151).
dc.publisher University of Soukern Denmark
dc.title Reference to popular music in the novel: the author's Perspective
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent The Journal of Music and Meaning
dc.journal.volume Spring
dc.journal.volume 2
dc.journal.number Spring en_US
dc.publocation Odense Denmark en_US
dc.publocation Adelaide, Australia
dc.identifier.startpage en_US
dc.identifier.endpage en_US
dc.cauo.name Designs For Learning en_US
dc.conference IEEE The 3rd Workshop on Internet, Telecommunications and Signal Processing
dc.personcode 000002
dc.date.activity 2004-12-20
dc.location.activity Adelaide, Australia
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences/Education Group
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:23:47.074767+10
utslib.collection.history General (ID: 2)


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