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Germinal, Floreal, Prairial

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Title

Germinal, Floreal, Prairial

Description

These were names given to the Spring months at a famous time some hundred years ago, when men in the April folly of their hearts dreamed that they could make all things new.” References myth, fairy tale, legend symbolic of spring, including Pan; “in the words of the biologists, [spring] is the time of variation”—no child like another
Epigraph (unattributed, but taken from Robert Louis Stevenson's "The House Beautiful")

Creator

Essay by J. Arthur Thomson

Publisher

Patrick Geddes & Colleagues

Date

Spring 1895

Contributor

Image engraving by Hare Sc

Rights

Public Domain
Source: 1) Ryerson University Library Archives and Special Collections; 2) Private Collection (Dennis Denisoff)

Relation

Yellow Nineties 2.0, edited by Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, Ryerson University Centre for Digital Humanities

Language

English

Type

Image, text
Essay

Identifier

EGV1_thomson_germinal
EGV1o_decorp_p21
EGV1o_smith_head_p21
EGV1o_smith_init_p21
EGV1o_decorp_p25
EGV1o_smith_tail_p25

Date Modified

6 Oct. 2015, KF
27 Oct 2017, ljk

License

Creative Commons