Opera and Literature: Willa Cather and
The Bohemian Girl

April 6, 2002

Nebraska Union Building, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The symposium will examine the two-way interaction between opera and literature, with special attention to the influence of opera, especially The Bohemian Girl, on Cather's fiction. Invited participants include Philip Kennicott, Chief Classical Music Critic for The Washington Post; Richard Giannone, of Fordham University and author of Music in Willa Cather's Fiction; David Breckbill, historian of opera styles from Doane College; and James E. Ford, English Department, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

For more information: 472-6066, jford1@unl.edu