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The Stone Carvers

Master Craftsmen of Washington National Cathedral

by Marjorie Hunt

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Smithsonian .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Decoration & Ornament,
  • History - General,
  • Architecture / Decoration & Ornament,
  • Sculpture,
  • Specific Religious Buildings Architecture,
  • Architecture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9367456M
    ISBN 101588342476
    ISBN 109781588342478
    OCLC/WorldCa154790897

    The novel culminates in the building of a huge stone monument to Canada's war dead in Vimy, France. Klara and Tilman are both compelled to visit the site of this insanely ambitious artistic obsession of real-life Canadian sculptor Walter Allward; both find that they have a personal struggle to overcome the past and learn to express love. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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    Set in the first half of the twentieth century, but reaching back to Bavaria in the late nineteenth century, The Stone Carvers weaves together the story of ordinary lives marked by obsession and transformed by art. At the centre of a large cast of characters is Klara Becker, the granddaughter of a master carver, a seamstress haunted by a love affair cut short by the First World War, and by the Author: Jane Urquhart. The stone carvers by Urquhart, Jane. Publication date Topics World War, , Brothers and sisters, Germans, War memorials, Stone carvers, Single women, Clergy Publisher Internet Archive Books. Delaware County District Library (Ohio) Scanned in China. American :


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Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: Penguin Books; Reprint edition (Novem ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out of 5 Cited by: 7.

In Jane Urquhart's novel The Stone Carvers, we meet three fictional people who wind up working on this magnificent monument. Their lives are transformed both by the beauty of art and the horrors of war. Klara and Tilman The Stone Carvers book grow up in rural Canada in a German immigrant community at the turn of the century/5.

This book was written over a decade after Hunt's research on stone carving formed the basis for an academy award-winning film. The film is entitled "Stone Carvers," and The Stone Carvers book an excellent starting point to learn about the carvers. Watching the movie and then reading this book provides a great way of learning about this inspiring traditional by: 2.

The Stone Carvers - Jane Urquhart - Google Books Set in the first half of the twentieth century, but reaching back to Bavaria in the late nineteenth century, The Stone Carvers weaves together the /5(13). The Stone Carvers. by Jane Urquhart. In THE STONE CARVERS, author Jane Urquhart weaves a masterfully.

constructed tale of love and war, passion and loss, spanning. generations and sweeping the reader from the wilds of 19th century.

Canada to the post World War I battlefields of Vimy, France, where. a colossal monument is being raised to honor those Canadians who. The Stone Carvers is a novel by Canadian author Jane Urquhart, first published in It follows three generations of a Canadian family, beginning in 19th-century Ontario as two German immigrants, a wood carver and a priest, set out to establish the first church in an isolated town.

Although the book has many beautiful photographs, there’s nothing quite like hearing the carvers’ words from their own mouths. For centuries, stone carvers have enhanced buildings ranging from the Gothic cathedrals of Europe to the Beaux-Arts skyscrapers of New York. Submissions. Rules and how to enter The Booker Prize and The International Booker Prize Submissions.

The Stone Carvers Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for The Stone Carvers is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the : Jane Urquhart.

The Stone Carvers  begins in near Arras, France, at the site of the Vimy Ridge War Memorial, which was built to honor the sixty-six thousand Canadians killed in France during World War I. She is also the author of a collection of short fiction, Storm Glass, and three books of poetry.

She lives in Southwestern Ontario. She is the winner of numerous awards and has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize for The Stone Carvers and the International IMPAC award/5(14). The Stone Carvers is a visual novel, one concerned particularly with statuary and images/5(10).

Book Overview In a good-natured Bavarian priest, is sent by God and mad King Ludwig to the wilds of North America. Soon the backwoods are transformed into a parish and the settlers into a congregation, and Joseph Becker, a woodcarver, meets his future wife.5/5(5).

About The Stone Carvers In a good-natured Bavarian priest, is sent by God and mad King Ludwig to the wilds of North America. Soon the backwoods are transformed into a parish and the settlers into a congregation, and Joseph Becker, a woodcarver, meets his future wife.

This triumphant novel is as extravagant and fanciful as the Bavarian priest's church in the wilderness. But underneath its epic stature, The Stone Carvers is shamefully : Lisa Allardice. The Stone Carvers by Jane Urquhart From The Stone Carvers ’ first pages, we are among the stuff of fairytale: a woodcarver, a seamstress, a king with the power to grant wishes, a child who wanders the world, a questing heroine disguised as a man.

The novel’s major themes draw together when the bereaved Klara, learning of the plans of Canadian sculptor Walter Allward (a real historical figure) to create a stone memorial in France honoring his country’s war dead, travels to France, disguises herself as a man in order to join Allward’s crew of sculptors, and finds peace through both the exercise of her skill and a climactic reconciliation with the Author: Jane Urquhart.

The Stone Carvers was written by Jane Urquhart and published in Urquhart’s works often include themes of art and the characters are often artists. In The Stone Carvers, the protagonist is not only an artist but also a woman whose name is Klara Becker.

In her carving work, she barely manages to emotionally detach herself enough to do the Author: Jane Urquhart. The great Canadian reading list: books to read for Canada ; That rarest of things: a war novel with a happy ending. Though the battlefields only loom in the distance in The Stone Carvers.

Spanning three decades, and moving from a German-settled village in Ontario to Europe after the Great War, The Stone Carvers follows the paths of immigrants, labourers, and dreamers.

Vivid, dark, redemptive, this is novel of great beauty and power/5(40). Directed by Marjorie Hunt, Paul Wagner. With Vincent Palumbo, Roger Morigi. A look at some of the last stone carvers working in the United States, those completing the sculptures adorning the Washington National Cathedral.

They discuss their craft and the cultural forces which helped define it, as well as the fading use of stone ornamentation in architecture and the history of stone carving /10(2).THE STONE CARVERS Jane Urquhart, Author.

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