Gregory Schopen's "On the Absence of Urtexts
and Otiose [A.
vii), by those claiming fidelity to Urtexts
, and the "sad catalog of corruption" (p.
The novel is relevant as one of two urtexts
(and perhaps the one locus classicus) for Caron's failure-based yet nostalgic sense of friendship and by extension community.
Urtexts of advanced repertoire are common, but materials for the early-level student do not usually take this approach.
Using an Urtext edition with piano students at this relatively early-level offers opportunities and challenges for both the teacher and student.
I would have preferred an exception to the Urtext approach by the edition including only those fingering cues that facilitate the initial learning of shifts and extensions.
Basing her analyses on a formidable knowledge of Balzac's works--and, unlike many previous commentators, including, strongly, the Contes drolatiques and the 'Premiers romans'--Baron takes her reader through a constellation of linked characters: the beggar, pariah, and 'sauvage'; the martyr, prisoner, and 'proscrit'; the genius and the monster; the sorceress, the prostitute, and the saint, showing, in each case, how seeming opposites alternate or overlap, and also showing how works such as Louis Lambert, with one of Balzac's clearest 'fantomes du miroir', operate as Urtexts
in the Balzacian oeuvre.
Ironically, perhaps, it is for this reason not really an Urtext
as advertised, but a collation of several Urtexts
By presenting some of the Urtexts
for Balzac's 'cathedrale de papier', this anthology therefore also complements Vachon's edited proceedings of the 1994 Montreal conference entitled Balzac.
Ernst-Gunter Heinemann, with a foreword by Lesure, 1983; and Wiener Urtext
7: (1) a Hebrew synopsis including the retroverted Vorlage of the LXX, (2) a discussion of the relationships between the texts, (3) the retroverted Urtext, (4) the implications of the text critical analysis for the redactional history of the texts.
Person then offers the Urtext of the Kings/Isaiah text (pp.