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Re: [teacherartexchange] book recomendations?

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From: Dulcius (dulcius_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Aug 14 2006 - 18:08:14 PDT


I really enjoyed "Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister" by Gregory MacGuire
(author of "Wicked"); one of the main characters is an artist, and it takes
place in the Netherlands in the time of Vermeer. Art figures prominently.
I also thought "The Passion of Artemisia" (can't remember the author) was
ok; I felt it was a better representation of her life (post-Tassi) than the
film "Artemisia". I felt that "Stepsister" seemed more "true to the times"
in terms of dialog, detail, etc.
-Lydia in Toledo
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From: "Sue Stevens" <suestevens@rogers.com>
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Subject: [teacherartexchange] book recomendations?

> Hello,
> I enjoy reading historical fiction books....and am in need of something
> new to read.
> Any suggestions on good fiction books to do with art, art history, ancient
> history?
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