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   Recommended Reading lists for Architecture Students -> Associate Professor Patricia Stissi

Patricia Stissi
(Visiting Assistant Professor)
recommends these titles for all students:

"These titles bring different creative perspectives to people involved in the arts. It allows us to get in touch with the humanity in every member of our community and find the courage to give them the best of us. "

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Rilke, Rainer Maria; translation by M. D. Herter Norton Letters to a young poet New York : Norton, 1993, c1954 PT2635.I65 Z53713 1993b
"This is the literary equivalent of the movie the Dead Poets Society ... it is empowering and easy to read."

These letters are also available online at:

Wilde, Oscar. The picture of Dorian Gray New York : Modern Library, c1985 PR5819 .A1 1985
"I recommend the introduction and the first two chapters in particular because this is the part of the writing that deals with the place and the power of the arts in our society. "
The Athens charter / Le Corbusier ; with an introduction by Jean Giraudoux ; translated from the French by Anthony Eardley ; with a new foreword by Josep Lluis Sert. New York : Grossman Publishers, 1973 NA9010 .I53 1933zf
"Another easy read for people concerned with urban quality of life and the modernist ideals."

Monday, 17-Dec-2012 10:49:51 PST