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Selective Bibliography for the Educational Series, “The World of Robert Schumann”

Books and Articles

Abraham, Gerald, ed., Schumann: A Symposium. London: Oxford University Press, 1952.

Albrecht, Theodore, “Schumann, Hoffman von Fallersleben, and the Libretto ‘In Beiden Welten,’” The Opera Journal, 13 (March 1980), 23–30.

Backscheider, Paula R. Reflections on Biography (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000).

Barzun, Jacques. Berlioz and the Romantic Century, 2 vols. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1950.

Barzun, Jacques. Romanticism and the Modern Ego. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1944.

Barzun, Jacques, ed. Pleasures of Music. New York: Viking Press, 1951.

Blackall, Eric, The Novels of the German Romantics. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1983.

Bouchourechliev, Andre. Schumann. New York: Grove Press, 1959.

Braudy, Leo. The Frenzy of Renown (New York: Oxford University Press, 1986).

Brown, Thomas Alan. The Aesthetics of Robert Schumann. New York: Philosophical Library, 1968.

Chernaik, Judith, “‘Guilt alone brings forth Nemesis,’” Times Literary Supplement, 31 August 2001, 11–13.

Chissel, Joan. Schumann. London: Dent, 1967.

Custen, George. 1992. The Bio/Pic: How Hollywood Constructed Public History (New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press).

Daverio, John. Robert Schumann: Herald of a “New Poetic Age.” New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Daverio, John. Crossing Paths: Schubert, Schumann and Brahms. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Daverio, John, “Schumann’s ‘Im Legendenton’ and Friedrich Schlegel’s Arabeske,” 19th Century Music, Vol. XI, No. 2 (Fall 1987), 150–163.

Donakowski, Conrad L. A Muse for the Masses. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1977.

Ewen, Frederic. Heroic Imagination. Secaucus NJ, Citadel Press, 1984.

Fairchild, Hoxie Neale. The Romantic Quest. New York: Russell & Russell, 1965.

Finson, Jon W., “Schumann’s Mature Style and the ‘Album of Songs for the Young,’” Journal of Musicology, Vol. VIII, No. 2 (Spring 1990), 227–50.

Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich, trans. Reinhard G. Pauly, Robert Schumann: Words and Music. Portland, Oregon: Amadeus Press, 1988.

Hale, Margaret R., ed. and trans. Horn of Oberon: Jean Paul Richter’s School for
Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1973.

Hallmark, Rufus. The Genesis of Schumann’s “Dichterliebe”: A Source Study. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1979.

Halsted, John B., ed. Romanticism. New York: Harper and Row, 1969.

Honour, Hugh. Romanticism. New York: Harper and Rowe, 1979.

Jensen, Eric Frederick, “Explicating Jean Paul: Robert Schumann’s Program for Papillons, Op. 2,” Nineteenth Century Music, Vol. xxii, No. 2 (Fall 1998), 127–43.

Jensen, Erik Frederick, “Buried alive: Schumann at Endenich 1,” Musical Times, Vol. 139, No. 1861 (March 1998), 10–18.

Jensen, Erik Frederick, “Buried alive: Schumann at Endenich 2,” Musical Times, Vol. 139, No. 1862 (April 1998), 14–23.

Kris, Ernst and Otto Kurz. Legend, Myth, and Magic in the Image of the Artist. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1979.

Kramer, Lawrence. Musical Meaning: Toward a Critical History. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2002.

Lee, Hermione, “Tracking the Untrackable,” The New York Review of Books, April 12, 2001, 53–57.

Levine, Lawrence W., Highbrow/ Lowbrow: The Emergence of Cultural Hierarchy in America (Harvard University Press, 1988).

Macdonald, Dwight, “Masscult and Midcult,” in Against the American Grain (New York: Da Capo Press, 1983), 3–75.

Nauhaus, Gerd., ed., trans. Peter Ostwald. The Marriage Diaries of Robert & Clara Schumann. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1993.

Newcomb, Anthony, “Once More ‘Between Absolute and Program Music’: Schumann’s Second Symphony,” Nineteenth-Century Music, Vol. VII, No. 3 (April 1984), 233–248.

Newcomb, Anthony, “Schumann and Late Eighteen-Century Narrative Strategies,” Nineteenth Century Music, Vol. XI, No. 2 (Fall 1987), 164–174.

O’Connor, John and Martin A. Jackson, eds. American History/ American Film:
Interpreting the Hollywood Image
(New York: Frederick Ungar, 1979).

Ostwald, Peter F., “Florestan, Eusebius, Clara, and Schumann’s Right Hand,” Nineteenth Century Music, Vol. 4 (1980–81), 17–31.

Ostwald, Peter F., Schumann: The Inner Voices of a Musical Genius. Boston: Northeastern Univrsity Press, 1985.

Pettler, Pamela Susskind, “Performers & Instruments: Clara Schumann’s Recitals, 1832–50,” Nineteenth Century Music, 70–76.

Plantinga, Leon. Schumann as Critic. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1967.

Plantinga, Leon. Romantic Music: A History of Musical Style in Nineteenth-Century Europe. New York: Norton, 1984.

Pleasants, Henry, ed. and trans., The Musical World of Robert Schumann. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1965.

Reich, Nancy B. Clara Schumann: The Artist and the Woman. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1985.

Rosen, Charles. The Romantic Generation. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1995.

Rosen, Charles and Henri Zerner. Romanticism & Realism. New York: Viking Press, 1984.

Rosen, Charles, “The Original Schumann,” Keynote, January 1982, 6–10.

Rosenstone, Robert A. Visions of the Past: The Challenge of Film to Our Idea of History (Cambridge: Harvard University Press).

Sams, Eric. The Songs of Robert Schumann. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1993.

Sams, Eric, “Why Florestan and Eusebius?” Musical Times, Vol. 108, No. 1488 (February 1967), 131–134.

Sams, Eric, “Did Schumann Use Ciphers?” Musical Times, Vol. 106 (1965), 584–91.

Sams, Eric, “Brahms and His Clara Themes,” Musical Times, Vol. 112 (1971), 432–34.

Sams, Eric, “Schumann’s Hand Injury,” Musical Times, Vol. 112 (1971), 1156–59.

Schama, Simon, “Clio at the Multiplex,” The New Yorker, 19 January 1998, 40–42.

Sharp, Ian, “150 years of learning from Schumann: Wasted on play?” Musical Times, Vol. 140, No. 1868 (Autumn 1999), 42–47.

Schauffler, Robert Haven. Florestan: The Life and Works of Robert Schumann. New York: Holt, 1945.

Schumann, Robert, trans. Fanny Raymond Ritter. Music and Musicians. London: William Reeves, n.d.

Shaffer, Peter, “Mozart Goes to the Movies,” Film Comment, Vol. 20, No. 5 (September–October 1984), 56.

Sobchack, Vivian, Ed. The Persistence of History: Cinema, Television, and the Modern Event. New York: Routledge.

Sorlin, Pierre. The Film in History: Restaging the Past (Oxford: Blackwell, 1980).

Storck, Dr. Karl, ed., trans. Hannah Bryant. The Letters of Robert Schumann. London: John Murray, 1907.

Sutherland, Donald. On, Romanticism. New York: New York University Press, 1971.

Taylor, Ronald. Robert Schumann: His Life and Work. New York: Universe, 1982.

Temperly, Nicholas, “Schumann and Sterndale Bennett,” Nineteenth Century Music, Vol. XII, No. 3 (Spring 1989), 207–220.

Tibbetts, John C., “Andras Schiff and Schumann,” The American Record Guide, Vol. 61, No. 5 (September–October 1998), 47–49, 75.

Tibbetts, John C., “Robert Schumann’s Illness,” American Record Guide, Vol. 57, No. 5 (September–October 1994), 41–42.

Tibbetts, John C., “A Piano Competition for Clara Schumann,” American Record Guide, Vol. 57, No. 5 (September–October 1994), 42–44.

Tibbetts, John C., “Diese herrliche Frau,” The World and I (Vol. 9, No. 10 (October 1994), 112–17.

Tibbetts, John C., “Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Duesseldorf, and Robert Schumann,” The World and I, October 1991, 160–65.

Tibbetts, John C. “The Lyre of Light.” Film Comment, Vol. 28, No. 1 (January–February 1992), 66–73.

Tibbetts, John C., “In Search of Clara Schumann,” Helicon Nine: The Journal of Women’s Arts and Letters, No. 16 (Winter 1986), 76–87.

Todd, Larry, ed. Schumann and His World. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1994.

Todd, Larry and Jon W. Finson, eds. Mendelssohn and Schuman: Essays on Their Work and Its Context. Durhan: Duke University Press, 1984.

Walker, Alan, ed. Robert Schumann: The Man and His Music. London: Barrie and Jenkins, 1972.

Walker, John A. Art & Artists on Screen (Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press, 1993).

Wasielewski, Joseph Wilhelm, trans. A.L. Alger. Life of Robert Schumann. Detroit Reprints in Music, 1975.

Weissweiler, Eva, ed., trans. Hildegard Fritsch and Ronald L. Crawford. The Complete Correspondence of Clara and Robert Schumann. New York: Peter Lang, 1994.

White, Hayden, “The Modernist Event,” in Vivian Sobchack, ed., The Persistence of History: Cinema, Television, and the Modern Event (New York: Routledge, 1996): 18–24.


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