Summer 2016

11 Aug Book of the week — Fleur-de-neige et d’autres contes de Grimm

Fleur-de-neige et d’autres contes de Grimm Paris: L’Edition d’art, 1929 French translation of twelve Brothers Grimm fairy tales, including “Hansel and Gretel,” “Rumplestiltskin,” “The Fisherman and His Wife,” “Briar Rose,” “The Goose Girl,” “The Little Brave Tailor,” “The Six Swans,” and “The Juniper Tree.” Illustrated with full-page...

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28 Jul Looking forward to — Book Arts Program workshop, “The Practice of Ukiyo-e Woodblock”

The Practice of Ukiyo-e Woodblock Keiji Shinohara, instructor August 5-6 Friday & Saturday, 10:00-6:00 Book Arts Studio, J. Willard Marriott Library, Level 4 Registration for this workshop is closed. Leave the brayers, pallet knives, rag papers, and presses behind, and journey eastward. With brushes and barrens, master printmaker Keiji Shinohara...

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27 Jul We recommend — Evolution and Imagination in Victorian Children’s Literature

Evolution and Imagination in Victorian Children’s Literature Jessica Straley Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016 From the publisher: “Evolutionary theory sparked numerous speculations about human development, and one of the most ardently embraced was the idea that children are animals recapitulating the ascent of the species. After Darwin’s Origin...

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