Joan of Arc in the Modern Imagination


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Exhibition Dates

November 3 - December 16, 2005


Joan of Arc in the Modern Imagination, November 3 - December 16, 2005, Opening Reception: Thursday, November 3, 5-8 p.m.

Joan of Arc in the Modern Imagination focuses on some of the abundant and diverse representations of this universal heroine and saint from the nineteenth century to our present day. The exhibition, comprising five sections, covers the story of Joan's life, her iconography, her representation in literature, theater and film, her occurrence in pop culture, and finally her legacy. Exhibition items are drawn from Seton Hall University, and from the collection of Bryn Mawr College, supplemented with loans from other holdings, including those of The American Numismatic Society, Columbia University, Dahesh Museum of Art, New York Historical Society, Posteritati Movie Posters, Newark Public Library, and from the private collections of Dr. Daniel Leab, the Reverend Walter DeBold, and David and Constance Yates.

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