The Letters and Journals by Paula Modersohn-BeckerThe Letters and Journals by Paula Modersohn-Becker

The Letters and Journals

byPaula Modersohn-BeckerEditorGunter BuschTranslated byCarole Clew Hoey

Paperback | June 19, 1998

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One of the great modern painters, Paula Modersohn-Becker was also a gifted writer who left behind journals and a sizable correspondence. This edition includes every extant letter, all carefully annotated, and is illustrated with forty-six black-and-white plates.
Paula Modersohn-Becker (February 8, 1876 – November 21, 1907) was a German painter and one of the most important representatives of early expressionism. In a brief career, cut short by an embolism at the age of 31, she created a number of groundbreaking images of great intensity.Günter Busch is the director of the Bremen Art Institute;...
Title:The Letters and JournalsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.5 inPublished:June 19, 1998Publisher:Northwestern University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0810116448

ISBN - 13:9780810116443

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Table of Contents


Letters and Journals

A Note on This Edition
Frequently Cited Sources with Their Abbreviations
Rilke and the Letters and Journals of Paula Modersohn-Becker
Biographical Outline
Notes on the Illustrations
Checklist of Exhibitions
Bibliography of Works on Paula Modersohn-Becker
Index to the Letters

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"The publication of this comprehensive, well-translated, superbly edited and annotated edition is a major event in art book publishing." --Publishers Weekly