Ottoman Power and Operatic Emotions on the European Stage from the Siege of Vienna to the Age of Napoleon

About the Author

Larry Wolff is Silver Professor of History and the Director of the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies at New York University. His research deals with the history of Eastern Europe, the Habsburg Monarchy, the Enlightenment, and the history of childhood. His previous books include: Paolina's Innocence: Child Abuse in Casanova's Venice (Stanford University Press, 2012); The Idea of Galicia: History and Fantasy in Habsburg Political Culture (Stanford University Press, 2010); Venice and the Slavs: The Discovery of Dalmatia in the Age of Enlightenment (Stanford University Press, 2001); Inventing Eastern Europe: The Map of Civilization on the Mind of the Enlightenment (Stanford University Press, 1994); The Vatican and Poland in the Age of the Partitions: Diplomatic and Cultural Encounters at the Warsaw Nunciature (Columbia University Press, 1998); and Postcards from the End of the World: Child Abuse in Freud's Vienna (Atheneum, 1988).