By Kostas Boyiopoulos,Yoonjoung Choi,Matthew Brinton Tildesley
This wide-ranging anthology showcases for the 1st time the quick tale because the most fascinating style for British writers who experimented with Decadent issues and types. From prevalent writers akin to Ernest Dowson, Arthur Symons and Oscar Wilde to much less popular writers reminiscent of Charles Ricketts, Victoria move and Ella D'Arcy, the 36 tales reveal principles of sophistication, gender, sexuality, and technology in addition to the Gothic, social satire, Symbolist delusion, fairy story, Naturalism/Realism, Impressionism, erotica, and the medical romance. the decisions symbolize the real function that journal tradition performed within the remarkable explosion of the Decadent brief tale within the Eighteen Nineties. an entire introductory essay units the scene, whereas an advent and endnotes for every tale and explanatory fabric on the finish of the ebook - together with a chronologically prepared and annotated record of Aesthetic and Decadent tales and a decide on bibliography - make this anthology stand out.
- Brings various infrequent and critical tales jointly in a single quantity reflecting an influential literary genre
- Expands the scope of Decadence via bringing jointly female and male voices, vague and recognized authors, and stylistic and thematic matters resembling New girl fiction, the Gothic, Impressionism, Realism, paganism, category, homosexuality, and technological know-how
- incorporates a distinctive creation, an advent and endnotes for every tale, three appendices containing parodies, heritage resources, a chronologically prepared and annotated record of Aesthetic and Decadent tales, and a decide upon bibliography
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The 1st anthology of Decadent brief tales reflecting a number of fin de siècle themesThis wide-ranging anthology showcases for the 1st time the fast tale because the most fascinating style for British writers who experimented with Decadent topics and types. From regular writers equivalent to Ernest Dowson, Arthur Symons and Oscar Wilde to much less renowned writers comparable to Charles Ricketts, Victoria pass and Ella D'Arcy, the 36 tales exhibit rules of sophistication, gender, sexuality, and technological know-how in addition to the Gothic, social satire, Symbolist fable, fairy story, Naturalism/Realism, Impressionism, erotica, and the medical romance.
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