What does it suggest to consider Western paintings song - and the Austro-German contribution to that repertory - as a practice? How are males and masculinities implicated within the shaping of that culture? and the way is the writing of the heritage (or histories) of that culture formed by means of males and masculinities? This booklet seeks to reply to those and different questions via drawing either on a variety of German-language writings on song, sound and listening from the so-called lengthy 19th century (circa 1800-1918), and a variety of critical-theoretical texts from the post-war continental philosophical and psychoanalytic traditions, together with Lacan, Zizek, Serres, Derrida and Kittler. The e-book is focussed specifically on bringing the thing of ancient writing itself into scrutiny by way of conducting what Zizek has known as a 'historicity' or a fashion of writing concerning the earlier that now not in basic terms recognizes the ahistorical kernel of ancient writing, yet brings that kernel into the sunshine of day, takes account of it and places it into play. The e-book is hence dedicated to a type of ancient writing that's open-ended - even though no longer ideologically naÃ¯ve - and that doesn't repair or stabilize the character of the connection among so-called 'primary' and 'secondary' texts. The e-book contains an creation, which areas the learn of classical track and the Austro-German culture inside of broader debates concerning the worth of that culture, and 4 wide case reviews: an research of the cultural-historical class of listening round 1800; a detailed interpreting of A. B. Marx's Beethoven monograph of 1859; a attention of Heinrich Schenker's attitudes to the mob and the vernacular extra widely and an exam, via Franz Kafka, of the determine of Mahler's physique.
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