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The Resource Oscar Wilde's decorated books, Nicholas Frankel

Oscar Wilde's decorated books, Nicholas Frankel

Label
Oscar Wilde's decorated books
Title
Oscar Wilde's decorated books
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Frankel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Oscar Wilde's Decorated Books concerns Wilde's obsession with the visual appearance or "look" of his published writings. It discusses the author's working relationships with a number of graphic designers and their influence on Wilde's texts. Nicholas Frankel approaches Wilde's writings as graphical or "printed" phenomena that reveal their significance through the beautiful and elaborate decorations with which they were published in Wilde's own lifetime. With extensive reference to and exposition on Wilde's theoretical writings and letters, Frankel shows that, far from being marginal elements of the literary text, these decorative devices were central to Wilde's understanding of his own writings as well as to his "aesthetic" theory of language. Extensive illustrations support Frankel's arguments." "This book will appeal to specialists of Oscar Wilde and the Victorian fin de siecle, to textual and literary scholars, art historians, and linguistic philosophers interested in the graphical nature of the linguistic sign."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Frankel, Nicholas
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Editorial theory and literary criticism
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Book design
  • Illustration of books
  • Illustration of books, Victorian
  • Wilde, Oscar
  • Wilde, Oscar
  • Wilde, Oscar
Label
Oscar Wilde's decorated books, Nicholas Frankel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm42934496
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 222 p., [4] p. of plates
Isbn
9780472110698
Lccn
99059553
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Label
Oscar Wilde's decorated books, Nicholas Frankel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm42934496
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 222 p., [4] p. of plates
Isbn
9780472110698
Lccn
99059553
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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