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Not Entirely Nice

Jerry Fodor, 2 November 2000

Puccini: His International Art 
by Michele Girardi, translated by Laura Basini.
Chicago, 530 pp., £41, September 2000, 0 226 29757 8
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... well-ordered sensibility, his operas pose a small but genuine critical conundrum. Pretty clearly, Michele Girardi’s book has it in mind to sort that out and set it to rights. It is judicious and scholarly and respectable to a fault. There are swarms of footnotes, which say things like: ‘Interestingly, Illica emphasised the crucial influence that the ...

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