Homes of Oberammergau: A Series of Twenty Etchings, Together with Notes from a Diary by Eliza Greatorex (Paperback)

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Homes of Oberammergau
Paperback
Purdue University Press
07/01/2000
152pp
English
6.00" x 9.00"
1557532133
9781557532138
Available

Book Description

Originally published in 1872, this work is based on the author's experiences in the town of Oberammergau, Germany, the site of the world famous Passion Play. Greatorex, a famous illustrator of the period, recounts her three-month stay during which time she illustrated twenty of the town's famous homes, which are an essential part of the work. Mork, a distinguished Passion Play scholar, not only places the book into an historical context, but describes the play as it was performed during that time

About the Author(s):

About the Editor(s):

Gordon R. Mork studied history and German at Yale, Heidelberg, and the University of Minnesota, and is professor of history at Purdue University.  He attended the Oberammergau Passion Play in 1984 and in 1990 and has published several articles and essays on the controversies surrounding the town and the play.