Blessed and Beautiful: Picturing the Saints

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Product Details

Price
$45.00
Publisher
Yale University Press
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
6.96 X 1.22 X 9.84 inches | 2.59 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780300162776

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About the Author

Robert Kiely is professor emeritus of English, Harvard University. His books include The Romantic Novel in England; Beyond Egotism: The Fiction of James Joyce, Virginia Woolf and D. H. Lawrence; and Reverse Tradition, Postmodern Fiction and the Nineteenth-Century Novel.

Reviews

"Kiely's book is best for readers interested in both artistic and literary depictions of the saints and for libraries focusing on art history or religion."--Martha Smith, --Martha Smith "Library Journal "
"This is simply one of the best books ever written about Christian art."--Jonathan Wright, Catholic Herald (UK)--Jonathan Wright "Catholic Herald (UK) "
"Magnificently illustrated and beautifully conceived . . . trenchant and even witty without being ponderous."--Tracey O'Shaughnessy, Republican-American
--Tracey O'Shaughnessy "Republican-American "
"Robert Kiely's book is magnificently illustrated and beautifully conceived. . . . Kiely's essays are trenchant and even witty without being ponderous. This is a wonderful gift for the devout Christian or art aficionado who would like to learn more about both."--Tracy O'Shaughnessy, The Sunday Republican--Tracy O'Shaughnessy "The Sunday Republican "