Articles about Anti-Semitism

The Owl, the Nightingale and the Jew in the Thorn-bush: Relocating Anti-Semitism in Die Meistersinger
Cambridge Opera Journal (2016) Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 1-35

For the past twenty-five years a key piece of evidence for an anti-Semitic subtext in Wagner's Die Meistersinger has been identified in the Grimm Brothers' anti-Semitic tale 'The Jew in the Thorn-bush' and a possible allusion to this in the ...

Vampires on the Mississippi: The miscegenation scene in Show Boat
Studies in Musical Theatre (2014) Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 281-289

The classic American musical Show Boat, by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II, holds at its heart an intriguingly gothic scene. When Steve drinks Julie's blood in the climactic 'miscegenation scene', his actions recall that of a vampire--a gothic suggestion ...

Notes Of Dissent
The New Yorker (2014) Vol. 90, No. 15, pp. 36-41


Opera News (2014) Vol. 79, No. 4, pp. 22-25


Ostrich Heads
Opera (2014) Vol. 65, No. 8, pp. 933


Beyond the Csardas
Opera (2013) Vol. 64, No. 9, pp. 1105-1106,1108-1110,1112-1113