Literature and Culture at the Fin de SiÃ¨cle
Literature and Culture at the Fin de Siècle
This unprecedented comprehensive anthology offers the most prominent and exciting examples of poetry, fiction, prose, and drama in fin-de-siècle literature.
This anticipated collection features well-known works by fin-de-siècle authors alongside non-canonical stories, poems, and articles. Organized into four thematic units -- Aestheticism, New Women, Mind and Body, and England and Its Others -- this text delves into the provocative topics relevant to this literary era.
- The first and only undergraduate reader on the fin-de-siècle offers famous poems, popular fiction, and controversial journalism, along with rare non-canonical texts, to suit broad surveys and single-topic seminars alike.
- The readings provide a broad representation of popular and lesser-known authors, including Oscar Wilde, Rudyard Kipling, Walter Pater, A.E. Housman, Alice Maynell, Arthur Symons, and Una Ashworth Taylor.
- Innovative juxtapositions of material offer a new perspective on well-known texts.
- Headnotes, footnotes, and unit introductions supply brief, readable explanations to support and contextualize the readings.
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