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The venetian glass nephew.

Elinor Wylie

The venetian glass nephew.

by Elinor Wylie

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


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The Venetian Glass Nephew book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In this charming fantasy set in the Renaissance, the Archbishop /5.

Complete summary of Elinor Morton Hoyt's The Venetian Glass Nephew. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Venetian Glass Nephew. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Venetian Glass Nephew at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5(1).

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. In accordance with Harris County’s efforts to stop the spread of the Coronavirus, all Harris County Public Library branches will remain closed to the public at this time.; Book drops are open (except at LSC-CyFair Branch and LSC-Tomball Community Library).No late fees will be charged during the library closures.

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. [Elinor Wylie; George H.

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The Venetian Glass Nephew (Original, Musical, Operetta, Broadway) opened in New York City and played through Life Family and childhood. Elinor 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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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.