Includes bibliographical references (p. -258) and index.
The ghost writer: the canonization of Benvenuto Cellini -- Legends of labor: Nathaniel Hawthorne and the voice of craft -- The nature of gothic: artisanship, intuition, and the representation of expertise -- In the American grain: Gustav Stickley and the artisanal type -- The syntax of the eye: author, artisan, and the "more laboring ages" in Henry James's The spoils of Poynton -- Conclusion.
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