Arts, Culture & Ideas Series: From David Copperfield to Midnight Cowboy: Novels and Films about Coming of Age

The 19th century Bildungsroman or coming of age novel experienced an afterlife in 20th century film. In this talk Professor Brown will discuss her research into the literary resonances of the award-winning film by director John Schlesinger, Midnight Cowboy (1969). Adapted from a novel by James Leo Herlihy, the film resonates with the concerns of the 19th century Bildungsroman.

Speaker(s): Professor Julia Brown, English Department
When
Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at 12:30pm until 2:00pm on Thursday, Apr 10, 2014
Where
BU Hillel House (2nd Floor Lounge)
Who
Open to General Public
Admission: $15.00
Contact
Development and Alumni Relations
Sarah Speltz
617-358-6275
 
Boston University

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