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Decadence in the age of Modernism

Author: Kate Hext; Alex Murray
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019. ©2019
Series: Hopkins studies in modernism.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This edited collection, of literary theory and criticism, proves that the Decadence movement had a longer-lasting influence on literature and aesthetics than has traditionally been accepted. Decadent principles and aesthetics continued to exert a compelling influence on the next generation of writers, from high Modernists (Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, and D.H. Lawrence) to late Decadents (Ronald Firbank and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Hext; Alex Murray
ISBN: 9781421429434 1421429438
OCLC Number: 1100471078
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 289 pages)
Contents: Dainty malice: Ada Leverson and post-Victorian decadent feminism / Kristin Mahoney --
The ugly things of Salome / Ellen Crowell --
Decadent paths and percolations after 1895 / Nick Freeman --
"A poetess of no mean order": Margaret Sackville, women's poetry, and the legacy of aestheticism / Joseph Bristow --
The queer drift of Firbank / Ellis Hanson --
Burning the candle at both ends: Edna St. Vincent Millay's decadence / Sarah Parker --
Woolf and Joyce, Barnes and Beckett: the legacy of decadence in major modernist novels / Vincent Sherry --
"The woodland whose depths and whose heights were Pan's": Swinburne and Lawrence, decadence and modernism / Howard J. Booth --
The naughtiness of the avant-garde: Donald Evans, Claire Marie, and Tender Buttons / Douglas Mao --
The queerness of being 1890 in 1922: Carl Van Vechten and the new decadence / Kirsten MacLeod --
A decadent dream deferred: the Harlem Renaissance's queer modernity / Michele Mendelssohn.
Series Title: Hopkins studies in modernism.
Responsibility: edited by Kate Hext and Alex Murray.

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Contributors: Howard J. Booth, Joseph Bristow, Ellen Crowell, Nick Freeman, Ellis Hanson, Kate Hext, Kirsten MacLeod, Kristin Mahoney, Douglas Mao, Michele Mendelssohn, Alex Murray, Sarah Parker,  Read more...

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