The Player Piano and the Edwardian Novel

The Player Piano and the Edwardian Novel

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In her study of music-making in the Edwardian novel, Cecilia BjAprkAcn-Nyberg examines works by authors such as Dorothy Richardson, E.M. Forster, Henry Handel Richardson, and Compton Mackenzie to show that the invention and development of the player piano had a significant effect on the perception, performance and appreciation of music during the period. She draws on archival materials to place the player piano in the context of Edwardian commercial and technical discourse.... of the building. it is given further treatment in the portrayal of FA¼rsta#39;s physical struggle with the Waldstein Sonata in which he ... on conjuring paralleled a similar publication trend as regards manuals and other educational texts for the player piano, ... and literature in victorian and edwardian englanda#39; (Phd diss., University of delaware, 2011), 6n9. inadequacy as a writer by comparing himself to a juggler.

Title:The Player Piano and the Edwardian Novel
Author:Ms Cecilia Björkén-Nyberg
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2015-06-28


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