Art 105: The Life and Works of Beatrix Potter

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Art 105: The Life and Works of Beatrix Potter

September 1-30, 2016

Introductory survey course on the life and art of writer Beatrix Potter.  She created the now-iconic Peter Rabbit, among other beloved animal characters. We'll also watch the film "Miss Potter" if we get a chance. 

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Course Info

The syllabus for this course is here and the schedule of live chats for this class is here.

For background music during this class, we recommend the Miss Potter soundtrack.

 

Week Four (September 23-31): Beatrix at Hill Top Farm

 

Homework:

 

Write a new blog post in which you share your favorite Beatrix Potter illustration and talk a little bit about the book or source the illustration is from.

 

http://www.lovelylivinguniversity.com/profiles/blog/new

 

 

Discussion Forum

When's the last time you read Peter Rabbit to an actual child? How did it go? 1 Reply

https://archive.org/details/ost-english--peter-rabbit-by-beatrix-potterOne niece got scared of Mr McGregor and we…Continue

Started by Carrie Campbell. Last reply by Amy Clark Sep 5, 2016.

News: Guess Who is Playing Peter Rabbit in Live Action Movie? 2 Replies

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News: Calling All Beatrix Potter Fans - A New Book by the Author Has Been Released 2 Replies

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Started by Carrie Campbell. Last reply by Amy Clark Sep 5, 2016.

Thoughts on Beatrix's Childhood - Neglected, or Just Typical Victorian Parenting?

Reading over this week's material, almost every source mentions that Beatrix had a lonely childhood with "distant" parents, and was handed off to governesses, etc. I feel sad for her, but on the…Continue

Started by Carrie Campbell Sep 5, 2016.

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Comment by Amy Clark on August 15, 2016 at 9:34pm

All links on the syllabus are working as of August 16, 2016 at 12:34 am EDT

Comment by Kris Kaila on July 19, 2016 at 4:43pm

Peter Rabitt is available free on Project Gutenberg

https://www.gutenberg.org/files/14838/14838-h/14838-h.htm

 
 
 

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