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Aubrey Beardsley : a slave to beauty

Author: David Colvin; Aubrey Beardsley
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Welcome Rain, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Welcome Rain edView all editions and formats
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Colvin combines his particular interest in the history of clandestine publishing with his experience as an art historian to explore the work of the most notorious artist of the fin de siecle. Before he died at age 25, British illustrator and writer Beardsley created erotic drawings for Wilde's Salome, Pope's Rape of the Lock, The Lysistrata of Aristophanes, and Jonson's Valpone and to write his own highly erotic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Colvin, David.
Aubrey Beardsley.
New York, N.Y. : Welcome Rain, 1998
(OCoLC)607374580
Named Person: Aubrey Beardsley; Aubrey Beardsley; Aubrey Beardsley
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Colvin; Aubrey Beardsley
ISBN: 1566490138 9781566490139
OCLC Number: 40696976
Notes: "First published in 1998 by Orion Media."--t.p. verso.
Includes index.
Description: 112 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Other Titles: Slave to beauty
Responsibility: David Colvin.

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Colvin combines his particular interest in the history of clandestine publishing with his experience as an art historian to explore the work of the most notorious artist of the fin de siecle. Before he died at age 25, British illustrator and writer Beardsley created erotic drawings for Wilde's Salome, Pope's Rape of the Lock, The Lysistrata of Aristophanes, and Jonson's Valpone and to write his own highly erotic novel originally published as The Story of Venus and Tannhauser.

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