Edith Wharton and the visual arts by Emily J. Orlando

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Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Wharton, Edith, -- 1862-1937 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Wharton, Edith, -- 1862-1937 -- Knowledge -- Art,
  • Art and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Visual perception in literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-239) and index

Book details

StatementEmily J. Orlando
SeriesStudies in American literary realism and naturalism
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3545.H16 Z756 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 250 p. :
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18215226M
ISBN 100817315373
LC Control Number2006014321

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