Benjamin ButtonThe Curious Dictionary

Although many opera dictionaries and encyclopedias are available, very few devoted exclusively to operas in a single language. In this revised expanded edition of Operas English: A Dictionary, Margaret Ross Griffel brings up date her original work on written specifically an English text (including works both originally prepared English, as well translations). Since its publication 1999, has added nearly 800 entries the 4,300 from volume, covering world language 1634 through 2011. Listed alphabetically by letter, each entry includes alternative titles, if any; full, descriptive title; number acts; composer’s name; librettist’s name, libretto, source text, with date, place, cast first performance; composition, it occurred substantially earlier than premiere date; similar information for U.S. colonial) British (i.e., England, Scotland, or Wales) performances, where applicable; brief plot summary; main characters (names vocal ranges, known); some especially noteworthy numbers cited comments special musical problems, techniques, other significant aspects; settings including non-English ones, and/or involving same story (cross references indicated asterisks). Entries also include such critical editions score libretto; bibliography, ranging scholarly studies more informal journal articles reviews; discography; video recordings. four appendixes, selective two indexes. The appendix lists composers, their places years birth death, included entries; second does librettists; third records authors whose inspired were adapted librettos; fourth comprises chronological listing A–Z entries, performance, city premiere, short title opera, composer. character index singers, conductors, producers, key figures.

In the first comprehensive literary history of Baltimore and Maryland, Frank R. Shivers, Jr., explores region’s long-overlooked but substantial contribution to American letters. picture story, Shivers’s lively account ranges from colonial satire Ebenezer Cook national anthem Francis Scott Key acclaimed works Poe, Mencken, Fitzgerald, more. 48 illustrations.

Musaicum Books presents to you this carefully created volume of “The Complete Works” F. Scott Fitzgerald. This ebook has been designed and formatted the highest digital standards adjusted for readability on all devices. Contents: Stories 1909–17 Side Paradise Flappers Philosophers 1920–25 The Beautiful Damned Tales Jazz Age Vegetable Great Gatsby All Sad Young Men 1926–34 Tender is Night Taps at Reveille 1935–40 Love Last Tycoon Pat Hobby Miscellaneous Writings Francis Key Fitzgerald (1896 – 1940) was an American author novels short stories, whose works are paradigmatic writings Age, a term he coined. He widely regarded as one greatest writers 20th century.