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THE GREAT GOOD PLACE: The Country House and English Literature

Kelsall, Malcolm

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ISBN 10: 0231081464 / ISBN 13: 9780231081467
Published by Columbia University Press, New York, 1993
Used Condition: FINE Hardcover
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xiii + 210 pp. Notes, Selected Bibliography, Index. Thirty-six black-and-white illustrations. Kelsall examines how the ideal of the English country house has grown and changed over the centuries and how literature influences how people perceive visual imagery. Writings from the Renaissance to Virginia Woolf and Henry James are considered. Bookseller Inventory # 00584

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Title: THE GREAT GOOD PLACE: The Country House and ...

Publisher: Columbia University Press, New York

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:FINE

Dust Jacket Condition: FINE

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

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Kelsall (English, U. of Wales, Cardiff) shows how literature influences how people perceive visual imagery, by comparing country houses as they sit in the physical world and as they function as characters in fiction and poetry. Over 30 photographs accompany the consideration of writing from the Renaissance to Virginia Woolf and Henry James. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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Richard L. Davis is Chair Professor of History at Lingnan University, Hong Kong. His books include Wind Against the Mountain: The Crisis of Politics and Culture in Thirteenth Century China and Court and Family in Sung China, 960-1279.

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