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The Decadent Image: The Poetry of Wilde, Symons, and Dowson

Kostas Boyiopoulos

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748690923
eISBN:
9781474412377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690923.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This is the first book that exclusively attends to the Decadent poetry and poetics of the British fin de siècle. It explores culturally significant encounters between sensuality and artificiality in ... More


Literature of the 1900s: The Great Edwardian Emporium

Jonathan Wild

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748635061
eISBN:
9781474419536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635061.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book challenges conventional views of the Edwardian period as either a hangover of Victorianism or a bystander to literary modernism. The text investigates the literary history of the Edwardian ... More


Walter Pater: Individualism and Aesthetic Philosophy

Kate Hext

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748646258
eISBN:
9780748693849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646258.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Walter Pater: Individualism and Aesthetic Philosophy combines close readings with cultural and intellectual history and biography to reconsider individualism and philosophical thought in the ... More


Introduction: Sensual Text, Textual Sense – Aestheticism to Decadence

Kostas Boyiopoulos

in The Decadent Image: The Poetry of Wilde, Symons, and Dowson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748690923
eISBN:
9781474412377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690923.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This introductory chapter puts emphasis on the idea of the text as an erotic, seductive artefact. It argues that in Decadent literature the text, and in extension art, aspires to transgress its ... More


Jean Rhys and Katherine Mansfield Writing the ‘sixth act’

Sue Thomas

in Jean Rhys: Twenty-First-Century Approaches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402194
eISBN:
9781474422260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402194.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Jean Rhys (1890-1979) and Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923) were born within two years of each other in what were then British colonies under the New Imperialism. Rhys’s relative longevity and the fact ... More


Decadence and Institutions of Modernism in the American Literary Field of the 1910s and 1920s

Kirsten MacLeod

in The Edinburgh Companion to Fin de Siècle Literature, Culture and the Arts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408912
eISBN:
9781474445030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408912.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the tensions between ‘make it new’ modernists and ‘decadent modernists’. These tensions are traced through a detailed account of the institutions of publishing in Britain and ... More


Department of Decadence: Sex, Cars and Money

Jonathan Wild

in Literature of the 1900s: The Great Edwardian Emporium

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748635061
eISBN:
9781474419536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635061.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter investigate Edwardian modernity via three areas which epitomised this quality for many readers of the day: sex, cars, and money. Investigations into the first of these categories reveal ... More


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