Author:Schmitt, Gladys

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Electra: A Novel

By: Schmitt, Gladys

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203597

ISBN: 1125154098

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A very nice copy. Jacket rubbed, small surface tear to front jacket flap. 1965 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 313 pp. The Electra story, for which the Greeks had many words--those of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, is in itself difficult to diminish. But anyone remembering the innately stately, sombre qualities of the more classical versions and recent film may find that this Electra becomes mourning indeed. Schmitt's style, a very frequent target of criticism (verbiage, lumpy lyricism) is given to a kind of female sensuousity. What the young Elect... View more info

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Rembrandt: A Novel

By: Schmitt, Gladys

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Random House: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278650

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket, jacket flaps laid in. 1961 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 657 pp. If the story of Rembrandt's life is a great subject for the novelist, it is not only because his development into one of the world's supreme painters has profound spiritual significance. His life, unlike that of most creative artists, was closely intertwined with his work; and the conflicts of family, class, marriage, children, and society that run through his turbulent career have become basic themes for Western man over the past three hundred years. View more info