The Nurse in History and Opera: From Servant to Sister (Hardcover)

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Description


This book explores the role of the ubiquitous nurse character found in over one hundred operas and provides insight into opera nurses' unique musical and dramatic journey from servant to sister, and women's perceived place and status on the opera stage and in society.

About the Author


Judith Barger is independent scholar who holds a PhD in musicology from Indiana University and a PhD in nursing from The University of Texas at Austin.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781666957341
ISBN-10: 1666957348
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication Date: May 15th, 2024
Pages: 258
Language: English