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Herbert S. Lindenberger
Stanford University (Stanford, CA 94305-2004)

Literary and Cultural Implications of Opera: 1780-1930

To study opera as a characteristic theatrical form and a major cultural phenomenon from the late 18th through the early 20th century. Compared to other art forms, opera has not received serious treatment. The study will: 1) relate opera to literary romanticism; 2) demonstrate how opera provides a form for enactment of key myths; 3) define opera as a mode of drama; and 4) trace the impact of opera on literature .

Project fields:
Comparative Literature

Fellowships for University Teachers

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$14,500 (approved)
$14,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1975 – 6/30/1976