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Degas in New Orleans : encounters in the Creole world of Kate Chopin and George Washington Cable

Author: Christopher E G Benfey
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1999 printing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Edgar Degas travelled from Paris to New Orleans during the fall of 1872. He arrived at a key moment in the cultural history of the city. This text provides art criticism and explores the historical  Read more...

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Named Person: Edgar Degas; Edgar Degas; George Washington Cable; Kate Chopin; George Washington Cable; Kate Chopin; Edgar Degas; George Washington Cable; Kate Chopin; Edgar Degas
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher E G Benfey
ISBN: 0520218183 9780520218185
OCLC Number: 39497932
Notes: Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1997.
Description: xii, 294 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Christopher Benfey.

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