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Defining Deutschtum: Political Ideology, German Identity, and Music-Critical Discourse in Liberal Vienna

David Brodbeck

Abstract

Defining Deutschtum: Political Ideology, German Identity, and Music-Critical Discourse in Liberal Vienna Defining Deutschtum offers a nuanced look at the intersection of music, cultural identity, and political ideology in Liberal Vienna by examining music-critical writing about Carl Goldmark, Antonín Dvořák, and Bedřich Smetana, three notable composers of the day who were Austrian citizens but not ethnic Germans. Vienna’s critics are treated here as agents within the public sphere whose writing gave voice to distinct ideological positions on the question of who could be deemed “German” in the ... More

Keywords: Germanness, Eduard Hanslick, Ludwig Speidel, Theodor Helm, Carl Goldmark, Antonín Dvořák, Bedřich Smetana, Liberal nationalism, National liberalism, German nationalism, Introduction, Viennese Critics and the “Habsburg Dilemma”

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199362707
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362707.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Brodbeck, author
University of California, Irvine