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  • A Stage for Debate

    The Political Significance of Vienna’s Burgtheater, 1814-1867

    Martin Wagner

    This book presents a detailed analysis of the repertoire of the most prestigious German-language stage in the 19th century, Vienna’s Burgtheater, exploring the extent to which the repertoire contributed to important political and cultural debates on individual liberty, the role of women in society, and an understanding of national and regional identity.