Carol Strickland has written six books on art, architecture and literature, including the popular introduction to art history (soon in a third edition), The Annotated Mona Lisa: A Crash Course in Art History from Prehistoric to the Present. Her enhanced eBooks, released by Erudition Digital, are Impressionism: A Legacy of Light and The Eagle and the Swan, a historical novel portraying the life of Empress Theodora in sixth-century Constantinople. Strickland has a Ph.D. in American literature and, as a cultural journalist, has contributed feature stories on the arts to The New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Art in America and MOMUS.
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