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Henry James, Oscar Wilde and Aesthetic Culture (Edinburgh Critical Studies in Transatlantic Literatures)

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In this engaging and provocative reading of the relations between two canonical Anglo-American authors and the aesthetic culture they helped create, Mich?le Mendelssohn challenges critical assumptions about Aestheticism's response to anxieties about nationality, sexuality, identity, influence, originality and morality. This book, the first fully sustained reading of Henry

Hardcover, 310 pages
Published June 20th 2007 by Edinburgh University Press
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