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Fictions of Loss in the Victorian Fin de Siècle: Identity and Empire
British culture in the 1880s and 1890s was marked by a strong sense of decline. Fictions of Loss in the Victorian Fin de Siècle examines the ways in which perceptions of loss were cast into archetypal stories that sought to account for the culture's troubles and assuage its anxieties. By examining the work of a wide range of writers--from Kipling to Wilde, from Stevenson t ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published February 1st 2009 by Cambridge University Press
(first published 1996)
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