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Opera once was an important social instrument--especially in Italy. With Rossini and Verdi people were listening to opera together ...
The telephone conversation is, by its very nature, reactive, not reflective. Immediacy is its prime virtue. The immediacy delivers ...
He was all for catharsis and purification, he dreamed of an aesthetic consecration that should cleanse society of luxury, the gree ...
A tragedy, then, is the imitation of an action that is serious and also, as having magnitude, complete in itself; in language with ...
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