Transnational Emotions in Times of Conflict: An Afterword



The afterword reflects on the case studies presented in the book to then outline the potential role of the arts during moments of conflict. Drawing on the example of Giacomo Meyerbeer’s grands opéras in mid nineteenth-century Europe, Körner draws attention to the place of emotions in establishing transnational subjectivities. Meanwhile, his example also cautions us to stay away from facile conclusions about the emergence of international solidarity.


Transnational history Opera History of emotions Cultural history Sentiments Globalization Cultural consumption International solidarity 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University College LondonLondonUK

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