Bernard Berenson: The Making of a Connoisseur

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Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1979 - Biography & Autobiography - 477 pages
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'This is a life filled with extraordinary people... Collectively they made the 1890's outrageously exciting, and the Berensons, in their relentless quest for recognition and security, serve as the perfect mirror. Samuels turns the mirror deftly, through Boston, London, Florence, Oxford, Vienna, and Chicago, pausing briefly in the boudoir, lingering in the golden hills of Tuscany, relentlessly reflecting the social scene... Samuels brilliantly captures it all.'--Christian Science Monitor

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Contents

A Lithuanian Childhood I
1
Dreamer in Minot Street
15
A Harvard Aesthete
28
Copyright

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Ernest Samuels is Franklyn Bliss Snyder Professor of English, Emeritus, Northwestern University.

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