An Exhibition of Illustrated Texts
February 10, 2004 - June 18, 2004
curated by Iris R. Snyder
Some works of literature
transcend their times and continue to speak to readers. The
plays of Shakespeare, the poetry of Emily Dickinson, the stories
of Edgar Allan Poe still captivate generation after generation.
Artists, printers, and publishers also continue to be inspired
by these icons of literature and continue to present them
in new and innovative ways. "Literature Reimagined"
offers multiple editions of popular literary works, focusing
on the ways in which they have been reinterpreted over time.
These books have been transformed by artists, writers, and
publishers to conform to their personal visions and the work's