Katherine Bergeron focuses her attention on the last act of Pelléas. The narrative incongruities that surface in the unbroken final scene become the basis for a broader exploration of the question of truth (la vérité) that the opera itself raises.
This is a part of the conference, 'Debussy: Text and Ideas', which is available in full on the Gresham College website.
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