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Out of print for decades, the enchanting classics in this new edition will be welcomed by teachers and students of literature, art history, and aesthetics. Written by an esteemed nineteenth-century scholar of Renaissance art and literature, the "imaginary portraits" are fictionalized accounts of historic figures, with the search for a new aesthetic as the common thread.The Child in the House, out of print since 1904, appears in this treasured new edition, along with Gaston de Latour, an unfinished novel."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781880559772
ISBN-10: 1880559773
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publisher: Allworth Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Walter Pater

Walter Pater (1839-1894) was an essayist, critic, and Oxford don. Renowned for his study of aesthetic poetry and his essays on the history of the Renaissance, he was a central figure in the Aesthetic movement that swept England at the end of the nineteenth century.

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