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The Resource Fateful Beauty : Aesthetic Environments, Juvenile Development, and Literature, 1860-1960

Fateful Beauty : Aesthetic Environments, Juvenile Development, and Literature, 1860-1960

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Fateful Beauty : Aesthetic Environments, Juvenile Development, and Literature, 1860-1960
Title
Fateful Beauty
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Aesthetic Environments, Juvenile Development, and Literature, 1860-1960
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Language
eng
Summary
When Oscar Wilde said he had "seen wallpaper which must lead a boy brought up under its influence to a life of crime," his joke played on an idea that has often been taken quite seriously--both in Wilde's day and in our own. In Fateful Beauty, Douglas Mao recovers the lost intellectual, social, and literary history of the belief that the beauty--or ugliness--of the environment in which one is raised influences or even determines one's fate. Weaving together readings in literature, psychology, biology, philosophy, education, child-rearing advice, and interior design, he shows how this idea abet
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English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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Fateful Beauty : Aesthetic Environments, Juvenile Development, and Literature, 1860-1960
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Fateful Beauty : Aesthetic Environments, Juvenile Development, and Literature, 1860-1960
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7sd58
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Contents
CONTENTS; PREFACE; Talking about Beauty; Stealthy Environments; Aestheticism's Environments; Aesthetics of Acuteness; Tropisms of Longing; Great House and Super-Cortex; Growing Up Awry; EPILOGUE; NOTES; REFERENCES; INDEX
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1 online resource (332 pages)
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online
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9780691133485
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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remote

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