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Henry James and American painting / Colm Tóibín, Marc Simpson, Declan Kiely.

Author:
Tóibín, Colm, 1955- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press ; New York, New York : The Morgan Library & Museum, [2017]
Description:
176 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits (chiefly color) ; 26 cm.
Series:
Penn State series in the history of the book. [More in this series]
Summary note:
"Explores how the novels of Henry James reflect the significance of the visual culture of his society, and how essential the language and imagery of the arts, as well as friendships with artists, were to James's writing"--Provided by publisher.
Notes:
"Exhibition at the Morgan Library & Museum, New York 9 June-10 September 2017"--Title page verso.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-169) and index.
Contents:
Henry James : shadow and substance / Colm Tóibín -- "I like ambiguities and detest great glares" : Henry James and American paintings / Marc Simpson -- "Pardon my too many words" : Henry James manuscripts and letters at the Morgan Library & Museum / Declan Kiely -- Checklist of Henry James manuscripts and letters in the Morgan Library & Museum -- Exhibition checklist.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Art.
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.
  • Manuscripts.
  • Records and correspondence.
ISBN:
  • 9780271078526 hardcover ; alkaline paper
  • 0271078529 hardcover ; alkaline paper
LCCN:
2017005749
OCLC:
965347306
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