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‘There have been developments’: Frankenstein’s Monster finds a (Mahlerian) voice

Winters, Ben (2009). ‘There have been developments’: Frankenstein’s Monster finds a (Mahlerian) voice. Interdisciplinary Humanities, 26(2) pp. 116–127.

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Abstract

The article discusses the author's insights on the implications of the musical score of the motion picture "Bride of Frankenstein," by Max Steiner and Erich Wolfgang Korngold in the U.S. in the 1930s. He believes that the musical score critiques the Nazi Germany at that time. He notes the violation of the musical score to the censorship practices in Hollywood. Further, he states several features depicted by the score from classical composer Gustav Mahler including marches, waltzes, and triads.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2009 Ben Winters
ISSN: 1056-6139
Keywords: motion picture music; United States; Bride of Frankenstein (Film); Steiner, Max; Korngold, Erich Wolfgang; Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Art History, Classical Studies, English and Creative Writing, Music
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 29645
Depositing User: Benjamin Winters
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2011 08:53
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2016 16:12
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/29645
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