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Degas in New Orleans: Encounters in the Creole World of Kate Chopin and George wAshington Cable (AUTHOR SIGNED)

Benfey, Christopher

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ISBN 10: 067943562X / ISBN 13: 9780679435624
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1998
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: Degas in New Orleans: Encounters in the ...

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition.

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Describes French artist Edgar Degas's 1872 visit to relatives in New Orleans, a city caught in a key moment of cultural history and recovering from the turbulence of the Civil War, a time, place, and culture that also inspired the work of American writers Kate Chopin and George Washington Cable.

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Christopher Benfey is art critic for Slate magazine and Associate Professor of English/Chair of American Studies at Mount Holyoke College. He is the author of The Double Life of Stephen Crane (1992) and Emily Dickinson and the Problem of Others (1984). He is the recipient of Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships.

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