The Romantic Agony: Second Edition

By: PRAZ, Mario

Price: $75.00

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Book Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Stated second edition, 1951, of this work which was first published in 1933. Per Wikipedia, the author ". . .was an Italian-born critic of art and literature, and a scholar of English literature. His best-known book, The Romantic Agony (1933), was a comprehensive survey of the erotic and morbid themes that characterized European authors of the late 18th and 19th centuries." Translated from the Italian by Angus Davidson. With frontis plate bearing a reproduction of Eugène Delacroix's "Faust on the Brocken". --- In black cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling; wrapped in simple typographic jacket. --- An excellent copy: bright, clean, and unmarked, though with some acidic staining to endpapers and a little age-toning to leaves. Price-clipped dust jacket with noticeable yellowing to spine, chipping and small tears to edges but remaining intact and protected in removable archival mylar protector.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; xix, 502 pages

Title: The Romantic Agony: Second Edition

Author Name: PRAZ, Mario

Categories: >>Writers, Writing & Literary Criticism,

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1951

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket

Stock No.: 83423