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Rossetti, Dante Gabriel
The House of Life: A Sonnet-Sequence

Dublin Core

Title

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel
The House of Life: A Sonnet-Sequence

Subject

Rosetti, Dante Gabriel

Description

With an inscription from Sally Norton: "E.W. from S.N. Jan 1. 1905"

Bound in limp red morocco leather with gilt-stamped decorations on the cover. An illustrated frontispiece shows the author. Penciled markings appear throughout the text.

Wharton mentions Rossetti's The House of Life in her The Age of Innocence; Newland Archer receives the book, along with a number of other recent English titles, as part of a shipment from London. As Wharton narrates, "Suddenly, among them, he lit on a small volume of verse which he had ordered because the name had attracted him: 'The House of Life.' He took it up, and found himself plunged in an atmosphere unlike any he had ever breathed in books." See The Age of Innocence, Chapter 15.

Publisher

G.P. Putnam's Sons
The Knickerbocker Press

Date

1900

Language

English

Files

Citation

“Rossetti, Dante Gabriel The House of Life: A Sonnet-Sequence,” EWL, accessed May 23, 2022, http://edithwhartonslibrary.org/ewl/items/show/2141.