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Stories of Art and Artists

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Oct 28, 2014 | ISBN 9780375712494
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    Oct 28, 2014 | ISBN 9780375712494

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“An excellent new anthology. . . . I’ve long admired Tesdell’s Everyman’s Pocket Classic thematic anthologies for their judicious story selections. Like some of the artists depicted in this one, she creates works that are pleasing, beautiful and surprising.” —Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Table Of Contents

Marguerite Yourcenar, “How Wang-Fo Was Saved”
Edgar Allan Poe, “The Oval Portrait”
Guy de Maupassant, “A Portrait”
Penelope Fitzgerald, “The Red-Haired Girl”
Henry James, “The Real Thing”
Julian Barnes “The Limner”
William Boyd, “Varengeville”
John Berger, “A Brush”
Doris Lessing, “Two Potters”
A. S. Byatt, “A Lamia in the Cevennes”
Bernard Malamud, “Rembrandt’s Hat”
Albert Camus, “Jonas, or The Artist at Work”
Hermann Hesse, “The Painter”
Nathaniel Hawthorne, “The Artist of the Beautiful”
Franz Kafka, “A Hunger Artist”
Honore de Balzac, “The Unknown Masterpiece”
Valerie Martin, “His Blue Period”
Rebecca Lee, “Fialta”
Aimee Bender, “The Color Master”
Orhan Pamuk, “I am Red” (from My Name Is Red)

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