Books by Mary Warner Blanchard

Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"A tendentious and diffuse approach to Wilde's dictum that 'one should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.' (illustrations)"
Wilde appears as less of a touchstone than an excuse in this bric-a-brac analysis of assorted marginal artistic fashions in 19th-century America. Read full book review >