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The venetian glass nephew.

Elinor Wylie

The venetian glass nephew.

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


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Venetian glass (Italian: vetro veneziano) is thought to have been made for over 1, years, and production has been concentrated on the Venetian island of Murano since the 13th century. Today Murano is known for its art glass, but it has a long history of innovations in glassmaking in addition to its artistic fame—and was Europe's first major glassmaking center.

From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. LibraryThing Review User Review - Crypto-Willobie - LibraryThing. Wylie was sometimes considered to be of the "James Branch Cabell school" although they were not close.

This is perhaps her most Cabellian work. The Venetian Glass Nephew Elinor Wylie Snippet view - UPDATE: Curbside Pick-up begins Tuesday, May Learn more.

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The venetian glass nephew. book   In this charming fantasy set in Venice, during the Renaissance ofthe Archbishop wants a nephew, but a perfect one so an artisan fashions one for him of Venetian glass.

Problems arise when the glass nephew falls in love with a fleshandblood woman. The "Venetian Glass Nephew" is Author: Elinor Hoyt Wylie.

Get this from a library. The venetian glass nephew. book Venetian glass nephew. [Elinor Wylie; George H. Doran Company.] -- In this charming fantasy set in the Renaissance, the Archbishop wants a nephew, but a perfect one-so an artisan fashions one for him of Venetian glass. Problems arise when the glass nephew falls in.

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The Venetian Glass Nephew (Original, Musical, Operetta, Broadway) opened in New York City and played through Life Family and childhood. The venetian glass nephew. book Wylie was born Elinor Morton Hoyt in Somerville, New Jersey, into a socially prominent grandfather, Henry M.

Hoyt, was a governor of aunt was Helen Hoyt, a poet. Her parents were Henry Martyn Hoyt, Jr., who would be United States Solicitor General from to ; and Anne Morton McMichael (born J in Pa.).Children: Philip Simmons Hichborn, Jr.

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In this charming fantasy set in Venice, during the Renaissance ofthe Archbishop wants a nephew, but a perfect one so an artisan fashions one for him of Venetian glass. Problems arise when the glass nephew falls in love with a fleshandblood woman.

The "Venetian Glass Nephew" is subtle, and a sensitively written allegory about the chasm. Wylie’s next novels, including The Venetian Glass Nephew () and Mr. Hodge and Mr. Hazard (), were widely considered her best. In The Venetian Glass Nephew, a Roman Catholic cardinal seeks a nephew to whom he can bequeath his generosity.

He is drawn to the lair of a glassblower who makes a handsome nephew for the cardinal out of glass. I have a treat in store for members of the Shelley Nation. Michael Demson’s book, Masks of Anarchy tells the story of two political radicals and the poem that brought them together: Percy Shelley and the early 20th Century union organizer he inspired, Pauline Newman.

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The shadow behind THE VENETIAN GLASS NEPHEW, however, is the Oscar Wilde of THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GREY. Both novels deal with artificially created beauty and. Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: In this charming fantasy set in the Renaissance, the Archbishop wants a nephew, but a perfect.

In this charming fantasy set in the Renaissance, the Archbishop wants a nephew, but a perfect one-so an artisan fashions one for him of Venetian glass. Problems arise when the glass nephew falls in love with a flesh-and-blood woman. Venetian glass, variety of glasswares made in Venice from the 13th century, at the latest, to the present.

Although a glassblowers’ guild existed in Venice fromthe earliest extant specimens that can be dated with certainty are from the midth century. The early history of Venetian glass is therefore largely conjectural.

It is known that in the glasshouses moved across the. Virginio (veer-JEE-nee-oh), the cardinal’s nephew, formed of Venetian glass and given life.

He is a handsome young man with a translucent complexion and golden hair. He is a handsome young man. In two years, Elinor became a New York icon.

She was so sought after by editors and socialites. Through sheer hard work she published her third novel (The Venetian Glass Nephew) and fourth book of poems (Angels and Earthly Creatures). In Elinor returned to England alone. There she fell in love again, again with a married man. This review is transcluded from Talk:Venetian glass/GA1.

The edit link for this section can be used to add comments to the review. Reviewer: Tim riley (talk contribs)26 March (UTC) Tim - thank you for reviewing this article. I cannot think how I've missed this fine article when looking in at GAN on previous occasions. The original Broadway production of The Venetian Glass Nephew opened on Venice Under Glass book.

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Let’s get started. In Renaissance Venice, glass required what would be called, in modern glassmaking terminology, a former, a flux, a stabilizer, and a decolorizer.

The former was silica. Glass can be made using beach or river sand, but sand is often accompanied by iron, an element that turns glass green. The Venetian Race & Sports Book. The Venetian Race & Sports Book Temp Closed. phone + The Venetian Race & Sports Book.

phone Call. directions_walk Guide Me. place Casino. Get Directions. Contact Us Feedback Jobs Gift Cards FAQ. This book was created to accompany a major exhibition of Venetian-style glass at The Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York. It begins with a brief history of the development of glassmaking in Venice itself, and then presents a survey of glass made a la facon de Venise in five regions: Austria, Spain, France, the Low Countries, and England.5/5(1).

The islands of Murano, in pdf lagoon of Venice, have been a sheltered community of glass artists for at least years, leading the world in blown techniques and design of beautiful and functional objects.

This new study captures the artistry of Murano glass as well as the multi-generational.As the title suggests, this is a book with a narrow focus. I read it for background on Venetian glassmaking, and, as such, it succeeded.

It wasn't an especially engaging read, but it was informative, and that was what mattered to me.3/5.Ebook Venetian is a hauntingly eerie and heart breaking story mostly ebook on a tiny island that in the past had been used to quarantine plague victims, and later used as a mental asylum.

Honestly, I think I have a serious phobia of mental asylums. I believe it may be an innate fear of being locked up in one. I visited what remains of Bodmin Jail a few years ago, and I felt as uneasy reading this /5().