Walter Pater, 'Imaginary Portraits'

May 9, 2017|
Walter Pater, 'Imaginary Portraits' by Lene Ostermark-Johansen
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Walter Pater is best known for his Studies in the History of the Renaissance (1873) and for his first novel Marius the Epicurean (1885). His short fiction deserves a much wider audience. This edition includes the four intricate and influential narratives he published as Imaginary Portraits in 1887 together with five of his other portraits, published only in periodical form. Fully annotated and supplemented by valuable contextual materials, this collection, the first critical edition of Pater's shorter fiction, makes accessible these extraordinary and impressive stories. This is the inaugural volume of the 'Jewelled Tortoise', an MHRA series of critical editions of significant aesthetic and decadent texts, launched under the general editorship of Stefano Evangelista and Catherine Maxwell. Lene stermark-Johansen is associate professor in the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies at the University of Copenhagen.

List of Illustrations viiiAcknowledgements xIntroduction 1Select Bibliography 67A Pater Chronology 71A Note on the Text 75‘Diaphaneit.’ 77‘The Child in the House’ 83‘An English Poet’ 101‘A Prince of Court Painters’ 115‘Sebastian van Storck’ 143‘Denys l’Auxerrois’ 167‘Duke Carl of Rosenmold’ 189‘Hippolytus Veiled’ 215‘Emerald Uthwart’ 2...
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Title:Walter Pater, 'Imaginary Portraits'
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:336 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:336 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 0.75 in
Published:May 9, 2017
Publisher:Modern Humanities Research
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781781887417

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