Fictions of British Decadence: High Art, Popular Writing and the Fin De Siécle
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Fictions of British Decadence is a fresh account of the emergence, development, and legacy of fiction written in the era of Oscar Wilde. It examines a broad range of texts by a diverse array of Decadent writers, from familiar figures such as Ernest Dowson and John Davidson to lesser-known innovators such as Arthur Machen and M.P. Shiel. MacLeod fills a large gap in underst...more
Hardcover, 232 pages
Published June 13th 2006 by Palgrave Macmillan
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