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Music and Literature in the 19th and 20th Centuries

A day conference organised by the Musics and Cultures Research Group, The Open University 


London, 5 May 2001

Session 1: Influences and Modellings (Chair: Delia da Sousa Correa)

Dostoyevsky and Wagner: The novel as Music Drama 
Rosamund Bartlett, Birkbeck College, University of London

Two languages, a single poetics: the music and writings of Berlioz 
Guillaume Bordry, University of Nancy

Literature as Déjà Vu ? The Third Movement of Gustav Mahler’s First Symphony 
Federico Celestini Karl Franzens, University, Graz

Janacek’s Immortal Beloved and her Literary and Musical Intertexts 
Geoffrey Chew Royal Holloway College, University of London 

Session 2: Gender and the Nineteenth Century (Chair: Sophie Fuller)

Mapping the Moral "Musicienne" 
Tili Boon Cuille, Washington University in St Louis

Music in Kate Chopin’s The Awakening 
Tom Cooper, The Open University

The Dear Dead Past: The piano in Victorian poetry 
Regula Hohl Trillini, University of Basel 

Session 3: Aesthetic and Generic Issues (Chair: Robert Samuels)

Music and Scientific Discourse 
Delia da Sousa Correa, The Open University

Myth in the Crossroads: Music, Orality and Identity in Toni Morrison’s Song of Solomon 
Kristin C. Brunnemer, University of California at Riverside

Music as a Language 
Daniel Albright, University of Rochester

Plenary round-table discussion 

Contact us

Literature and Music Research Group
The Open University
School of Arts & Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

Email:
Delia da Sousa Correa
Robert Samuels