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Reading women

Author: Stefan Bollmann; Karen Joy Fowler
Publisher: London ; New York : Merrell, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book brings together a selection of beautiful paintings, drawings, prints, and photographs of women reading by a diverse range of artists from the Middle Ages to the present day. Works by Vermeer, Manet, and Whistler are featured alongside those of Edward Hopper and photographer Eve Arnold, among many others. Each image is accompanied by a commentary explaining the context in which it was created - who the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bollmann, Stefan, 1958-
Reading women.
London ; New York : Merrell, 2006
(OCoLC)646112072
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Bollmann; Karen Joy Fowler
ISBN: 1858943329 9781858943329
OCLC Number: 62344990
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: "First published as Frauen, die lesen, sind gefährlich in 2005 by Elisabeth Sandmann Verlag GmbH, Munich"--Title page verso.
Description: 149 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Where the word lives --
Intimate moments --
Abodes of pleasure --
Hours of delight --
The search for oneself --
Little escapes.
Other Titles: Frauen, die lesen, sind gefährlich.
Responsibility: Stefan Bollmann ; foreword by Karen Joy Fowler ; translated by Christine Shuttleworth.

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Brings together a selection of beautiful images in which artists have captured the intimacy and tranquility of reading. Combined with commentaries, this book reveals the context and history of women  Read more...

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