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Armbruster, Elif S. - Domestic Biographies: Stowe, Howells, James, and Wharton at Home (Studies on Themes and Motifs in Literature) - 9781433112492 - V9781433112492
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Domestic Biographies: Stowe, Howells, James, and Wharton at Home (Studies on Themes and Motifs in Literature)

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Description for Domestic Biographies: Stowe, Howells, James, and Wharton at Home (Studies on Themes and Motifs in Literature) Hardcover. Domestic Biographies Series: Studies on Themes and Motifs in Literature. Num Pages: 196 pages, 99, ill. BIC Classification: AM; DSBF; DSBH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 156 x 232 x 17. Weight in Grams: 422.
Domestic Biographies: Stowe, Howells, James, and Wharton at Home presents comparative domestic biographies of four American Realist writers: Harriet Beecher Stowe, William Dean Howells, Henry James, and Edith Wharton. Drawing upon extensive primary sources to reconstruct the authors' private lives, Domestic Biographies illuminates how they lived when no one was looking. In particular this book examines how the authors worked and wrote at home and how their home life in turn made its way into their novels and non-fiction. Domestic Biographies offers an innovative and exciting architectural and domestic lens through which to study the lives and literature of ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Series
Studies on Themes and Motifs in Literature
Condition
New
Number of Pages
196
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9781433112492
SKU
V9781433112492
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About Armbruster, Elif S.
Elif S. Armbruster, Assistant Professor of English at Suffolk University, received her PhD in American Studies from Boston University.

Reviews for Domestic Biographies: Stowe, Howells, James, and Wharton at Home (Studies on Themes and Motifs in Literature)
In this elegant and learned study, Elif S. Armbruster opens the doors into the homes of four of our most important authors. Thanks to her keen sense of literary, biographical, and architectural motifs, the many residences of Stowe, Howells, James, and Wharton emerge as central documents in our understanding of how they approached their chosen vocation. (Adam Sweeting, Boston ... Read more

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