Word of the Week: Gallimaufry

As in:  “The plot is a gallimaufry of unmotivated actions and improbable encounters, disguises, and unexpected switches of loyalty, the whole very loosely derived from English history.”

Ashbrook, W. (2004). Margherita d’Anjou. Giacomo Meyerbeer.  Opera Quarterly, 20, 4, 755-756.  doi:10.1093/oq/kbh093

The library’s Credo Reference collection of e-books includes several articles on opera including those on the topic page: Opera .  Credo Reference is a collection of over 590 reference titles covering a variety of disciplines.

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