Music, Novels, and Women: Nineteenth-Century Prescriptions for an Ideal Life

@article{MeyerFrazier2006MusicNA,
  title={Music, Novels, and Women: Nineteenth-Century Prescriptions for an Ideal Life},
  author={Petra Meyer-Frazier},
  journal={Women and Music: A Journal of Gender and Culture},
  year={2006},
  volume={10},
  pages={45 - 59}
}
  • Petra Meyer-Frazier
  • Published 2006
  • Art
  • Women and Music: A Journal of Gender and Culture
  • "I am sure if I were in the wildest paroxysm of anger, your [singing] voice would soothe me into peace" [said Moreland]. "But you never have such paroxysms," said [Eulalia].... "You do not know me, my Eulalia. My bosom is the couchant lion's lair, " he replies. Caroline Lee Hentz, The Planter's Northern Bride THUS MUSIC'S POWER IS REVEALED IN THE 1854 novel The Planter's Northern Bride by Caroline Lee Hentz. Indeed, the male character, Moreland, reveals his belief in one traditional power of… CONTINUE READING
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