The Blazing World Summary
Siri Hustvedt

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The Blazing World Summary

The Blazing World by Siri Hustvedt is a tour de force novel chronicling the ficticious life, love, and work of Harriet Burden, an artist whose lack of recognition fueled her desire to lash out at the art world.

The novel begins with an Editor's Note, which is part of the overall work and is not a true editor's note. I.V. Hess reveals himself/herself as the author of the book...

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