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Published: 17 September 2009

232 Pages | 46 black and white halftone illustrations, 17 colour plates


ISBN: 9780195387919

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Voyages of the Self

Pairs, Parallels and Patterns in American Art and Literature

Barbara Novak

  • Voyages of the Self marks the third volume of Barbara Novak's trilogy of works, which include her two critically acclaimed books, American Painting of the Nineteenth Century and Nature and Culture, pillars in the field of nineteenth century visual culture of the United States
  • Novak's second book, Nature and Culture, was chosen as one of the 10 Best Books of the Year in 1980 by the New York Times, and was a nominee for the 1980 National Book Critics Circle Award, American Book Award, and the Los Angeles Times Non-fiction Award, and was an Editor's Choice for Time magazine
  • Novak has been long acknowledged as one of the premier guides for American art historians

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