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Table of Contents

An abundance of epiphanies --
To Vienna! On the track of artists past and present --
Discovery of Egon Schiele's prison cell --
Friendship with Schiele's sisters, Melanie and Gerti --
Swapping life stories: tales told to Melanie --
A touch of old world in Dallas-exposure to the arts --
Some enduring Italian vignettes --
Education Texas style and trails less traveled --
Interlude at interlochen: revelations and resolutions --
Barnard College: a little mayhem and a lot of music --
On my own in Italy with a cello and a motorbike --
Barnard again: falling in love with German and with something called art history --
Art up close: Italy, Istanbul, Athens, Germany --
Farewell Barnard, Grüss Gott Vienna, and hail the Hungarian revolution --
Round-trip in search of a profession: San Francisco, Mexico, New York, Scandinavia, Milan, Paris, Prague, London, San Francisco --
Art history morning, noon, and night: Schiele sitters, collectors, and enthusiasts --
Running the (teaching and dissertation) Gauntlet at Columbia --
New York Art World encounters and stints at Berkeley, Princeton, and Yale --
A bit of Northern feminism at Southern Methodist University: Eleanor Tufts and art history forays at home and abroad --
Carrying on with the "revisionist" (Feminist) cause --
Musical iconography: merging two lifelong loves --
Some locales of passionate pursuit: of islands, mountains, lakes, and cemeteries --
Buon Giorno, Trieste: Winckelmann and Schiele --
Under a midnight sun: exploring the Scandinavian sensibility --
Italy once again: rendezvous with the past --
"Io ho quell' che ho donate": sharing the fruits of passionate pursuit --
Some hurdles, some triumphs.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
709/.2, B
Library of Congress
N7483.C567 A3 2004

The Physical Object

Pagination
240 p. :
Number of pages
240

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24965992M
Internet Archive
inpassionatepurs00comi
ISBN 10
0807615234
ISBN 13
9780807615232
LC Control Number
2004012833
OCLC/WorldCat
56593952
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