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Tables of Contents for Leonora's Last Act
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Acknowledgments
xi
 
CHAPTER ONE On Reaching the Beguiled Shore
3
17
CHAPTER TWO "Va pensiero" and the Insidious Mastery of Song
20
22
CHAPTER THREE "Insolite forme," or Basevi's Garden Path
42
19
CHAPTER FOUR Leonora's Last Act: La forza del destino
61
39
CHAPTER FIVE Falstaff and Verdi's Final Narratives
100
26
CHAPTER SIX Reading the livrets, or the Chimera of "Authentic" Staging
126
23
CHAPTER SEVEN Lina Kneels; Gilda Sings
149
19
CHAPTER EIGHT Leonora's Last Act: Il trovatore
168