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dc.contributor.authorMcMahon, J.-
dc.contributor.editorSevern, J.R.-
dc.contributor.editorPhillips, J.-
dc.identifier.citationBarrie Kosky’s Transnational Theatres, 2021 / Severn, J.R., Phillips, J. (ed./s), vol.1, Ch.3, pp.59-80-
dc.description.abstractIn this chapter I invite the reader to consider the philosophical assumptions which underpin the early career aims and objectives of Barrie Kosky. A focus will be his “language” of opera, and the processes by which the audience is prompted to interpret it. The result will be to see how Kosky creates mystery and meaning while avoiding fantasy and escapism; and can express psychological truth while stimulating subjective interpretations. The point will be to show that Kosky’s oeuvre demonstrates a central concept in the Kantian tradition of aesthetic theory regarding the key process in creative expression, and that is the evocation/communication of “aesthetic ideas”.-
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityJennifer A. McMahon-
dc.relation.ispartofseriesGlobal Germany in Transnational Dialogues-
dc.rights© The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2021-
dc.subjectSocial Science-
dc.title“Aesthetic Ideas”: mystery and meaning in the early work of Barrie Kosky-
dc.typeBook chapter-
dc.publisher.placeCham, Switzerland-
dc.identifier.orcidMcMahon, J. [0000-0002-2400-0166]-
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