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About meArt historian, teaching in Chicago.
About my libraryMy reviews here aren't for people who haven't read the books. They are problems raised by the books. I am happy to discuss the reviews (if that's what they are), but they're mostly mnemonics for me.
Real nameJames Elkins
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