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Meyerbeer's "L'Africaine": French grand opera and the Iberian exotic (2007)
Journal Article
Andrews, J. (2007). Meyerbeer's "L'Africaine": French grand opera and the Iberian exotic. Modern Language Review, 102(1),

Meyerbeer's grand opera L'Africaine (1865) tells the story of the sixteenth-century Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama's triumphant journey back from the east African coast and his love for an African slave. It raises questions relating to the repres... Read More