publication . Master thesis . 2013

Music and subversion in Tom Stoppard's rock 'n'roll

Matos, Susana Isabel Mendes de;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: Universidade de Aveiro
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
Mestrado em Línguas, Literaturas e Culturas This dissertation aims at analysing music as a form of subversion in Tom Stoppard’s play Rock ‘N’ Roll. After a short summary of Stoppard’s career, the bands and songs chosen by him are analysed from the perspective of subversion against censorship and totalitarian regimes, relating them to the plot. The dissertation also focuses on the specific case of the Czech band the Plastic People of the Universe and its importance to the history of Czechoslovakia between 1968 and 1990. O presente trabalho propõe-se apresentar uma análise da música como forma de subversão na peça de teatro Rock ‘N’ Roll de Tom Stoppard. Após um b...
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free text keywords: Literatura - Teses de mestrado, Teatro, Música rock, Mudança social - Checoslováquia
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