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The Resource George du Maurier : illustrator, author, critic : beyond Svengali, edited by Simon Cooke and Paul Goldman

George du Maurier : illustrator, author, critic : beyond Svengali, edited by Simon Cooke and Paul Goldman

Label
George du Maurier : illustrator, author, critic : beyond Svengali
Title
George du Maurier
Title remainder
illustrator, author, critic : beyond Svengali
Statement of responsibility
edited by Simon Cooke and Paul Goldman
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Though well-known as the author of Trilby and the creator of Svengali, the writer-artist George Du Maurier had many other accomplishments that are less familiar to modern audiences. This collection traces Du Maurier's role as a participant in the wider cultural life of his time, restoring him to his proper status as a major Victorian figure. Divided into sections, the volume considers Du Maurier as an artist, illustrator and novelist who helped to form some of the key ideas of his time. The contributors place his life and work in the context of his treatment of Judaism and Jewishness; his fascination with urbanization, Victorian science, technology and clairvoyance; his friendships and influences; and his impact on notions of consumerism and taste"--
Assigning source
Back cover
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
741.6092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NC242.D8
LC item number
G46 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
George du Maurier : illustrator, author, critic : beyond Svengali, edited by Simon Cooke and Paul Goldman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-262) 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
Contents
  • George Du Maurier's illustrations for Thomas Hardy's "The hand of Ethelberta" and "A Laodicean"
  • Philip V. Allingham
  • "The fountain of one's own originality" :
  • Du Maurier's theories of illustration and how he applied them to his work
  • Simon Cooke
  • Peter Ibbetson and Du Maurier's "French voice"
  • Anne Hall
  • Du Maurier's Paris : Peter Ibbetson, Haussmann and industrial memory
  • Susan Zieger
  • Without memory or desire :
  • George Du Maurier as a draughtsman and illustrator
  • the model's progress in Trilby
  • Jane Desmarais
  • Mesmeric celebrity, art, and authorship in Trilby
  • Hilary Grimes
  • Indestructible germs and perishable specks :
  • the golden bridge between science and faith in The Martian
  • Genie Babb
  • A novel reflection :
  • George Du Maurier as a social commentator
  • David Wootton
  • Paul Goldman
  • "My pretty woman" :
  • the presentation of women in George Du Maurier's cartoons and novels
  • Leonée Ormond
  • Trilby's "kitchen" :
  • the displaced domestic spaces of George Du Maurier and Henry James
  • Sara Thornton
  • Du Maurier and the "Oriental Israelite Hebrew Jew[s]"
  • Sarah Gracombe
  • Softening Svengali :
  • film transformations of Trilby and cultural change
  • "Splendacious" effects :
  • Louise McDonald
  • Appendix.
  • Books and periodicals illustrated or co-illustrated by Du Maurier
  • George Du Maurier and early sensation fiction
  • Mary Elizabeth Leighton and Lisa Surridge
  • Illustrating the everyday :
  • illustration and text in Gaskell's "Wives and daughters"
  • Alan Shelston
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 269 pages
Isbn
9781472431592
Lccn
2015026601
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)921310644
Label
George du Maurier : illustrator, author, critic : beyond Svengali, edited by Simon Cooke and Paul Goldman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-262) 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
Contents
  • George Du Maurier's illustrations for Thomas Hardy's "The hand of Ethelberta" and "A Laodicean"
  • Philip V. Allingham
  • "The fountain of one's own originality" :
  • Du Maurier's theories of illustration and how he applied them to his work
  • Simon Cooke
  • Peter Ibbetson and Du Maurier's "French voice"
  • Anne Hall
  • Du Maurier's Paris : Peter Ibbetson, Haussmann and industrial memory
  • Susan Zieger
  • Without memory or desire :
  • George Du Maurier as a draughtsman and illustrator
  • the model's progress in Trilby
  • Jane Desmarais
  • Mesmeric celebrity, art, and authorship in Trilby
  • Hilary Grimes
  • Indestructible germs and perishable specks :
  • the golden bridge between science and faith in The Martian
  • Genie Babb
  • A novel reflection :
  • George Du Maurier as a social commentator
  • David Wootton
  • Paul Goldman
  • "My pretty woman" :
  • the presentation of women in George Du Maurier's cartoons and novels
  • Leonée Ormond
  • Trilby's "kitchen" :
  • the displaced domestic spaces of George Du Maurier and Henry James
  • Sara Thornton
  • Du Maurier and the "Oriental Israelite Hebrew Jew[s]"
  • Sarah Gracombe
  • Softening Svengali :
  • film transformations of Trilby and cultural change
  • "Splendacious" effects :
  • Louise McDonald
  • Appendix.
  • Books and periodicals illustrated or co-illustrated by Du Maurier
  • George Du Maurier and early sensation fiction
  • Mary Elizabeth Leighton and Lisa Surridge
  • Illustrating the everyday :
  • illustration and text in Gaskell's "Wives and daughters"
  • Alan Shelston
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 269 pages
Isbn
9781472431592
Lccn
2015026601
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)921310644

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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