Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

This richly illustrated volume celebrates the history and significance of America's oldest museum and school of fine arts. Essays cover the history of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, its buildings, the school, and the museum collection.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
200 Years of Excellence

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

2005 | 312 pages | Cloth $80.00 | Paper $69.95
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. The Household Tales in the Household Library: Edgar Taylor's "German Popular Stories"

3. Everything Is in the Telling: T. Crofton Croker's "Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland"

4. Otherness and Otherworldliness: Edward W. Lane's "Arabian Nights"

5. The Dreams of the Younger Brother: George Webbe Dasent's "Popular Tales from the Norse"

6. Conclusion: Dreams

Notes
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments