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Mythology and misogyny

Joseph A. Kestner

Mythology and misogyny

the social discourse of nineteenth-century British classical-subject painting

by Joseph A. Kestner

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Painting, British -- 19th century,
    • Mythology, Classical, in art,
    • Women in art,
    • Women -- Great Britain -- Sociological aspects

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJoseph A. Kestner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsND1460.W65 K47 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 418 p. :
      Number of Pages418
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2407050M
      ISBN 100299115305
      LC Control Number87040365


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