Gilded Age Guerilla: Edith Wharton's Revolution in Literature and Architecture
Richard Guy Wilson
Edith Wharton is best known as a novelist but her first book, The Decoration of Houses, is arguably the most important American text on interior decoration. Dr. Wilson examines Wharton's interest in design and its impact on her later fiction.
Richard Guy Wilson holds the Commonwealth Professor's Chair in Architectural History at the University of Virginia (Thomas Jefferson's University) in Charlottesville, Virginia. His specialty is the architecture, design… Show more
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