Socialism, sex, and the culture of aestheticism in Britain : 1880-1914 (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Socialism, sex, and the culture of aestheticism in Britain : 1880-1914

Author: Ruth Livesey
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2009.
Series: A British Academy postdoctoral fellowship monograph
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintView all editions and formats
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This book examines the lives and works of a group of writers at the heart of the revival of the socialist movement in Britain. It examines the beliefs and sexual politics of familiar figures like  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Livesey
ISBN: 0197263984 9780197263983
OCLC Number: 915002399
Description: VIII, 236 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: 1. William Morris and the Aesthetics of Manly Labour ; 2. Politics, Fellowship and Romance: Clementina Black and the Culture of Socialism in 1880s London ; 3. Olive Schreiner and the Dream of Labour ; 4. Socialism, Masculinity and the 'Faddist' Sage: Edward Carpenter and George Bernard Shaw ; 5. Dollie Radford and the Ethical Aesthetics of Fin-de-Siecle Poetry ; 6. Engendering the New Age: Isabella Ford and Alfred Orage ; 7. Legacies: Socialist Aesthetics and the Modernist Generation
Series Title: A British Academy postdoctoral fellowship monograph
Responsibility: by Ruth Livesey.

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[an] absorbing book * Joseph Bristow, Times Literary Supplement * This book brings to life the growth of the socialist movement among men and women artists and writers in late nineteenth-century Read more...

 
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