Casa Frumoasa: The House Beautiful in Rural Romania by Jan Harold Brunvand, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Casa Frumoasa: The House Beautiful in Rural Romania

Casa Frumoasa: The House Beautiful in Rural Romania

by Jan Harold Brunvand
     
 

This book surveys and illustrates the historical forms of Romanian house decoration, elements of innovation in the tradition (in design, materials, methods, etc.) and examines the aesthetics of the designs as well as their metaphorical and symbolic functions.

Overview

This book surveys and illustrates the historical forms of Romanian house decoration, elements of innovation in the tradition (in design, materials, methods, etc.) and examines the aesthetics of the designs as well as their metaphorical and symbolic functions.

Editorial Reviews

Western Folklore
Jan Brunvand constructs a concise yet informative and thoroughly documented socio-ethnographical narrative.

— Mihaela Moscaliuc

Western Folklore - Mihaela Moscaliuc
Jan Brunvand constructs a concise yet informative and thoroughly documented socio-ethnographical narrative.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880335287
Publisher:
East European Monographs
Publication date:
02/04/2004
Series:
East European Monographs
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Jan Harold Brunand is Professor Emeritus of English and Folklore at the University of Utah. A former president of the American Folklore Society, he also served as editor of the Journal of American Folklore.

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