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by Elaine Showalter

  • ISBN: 185381590X
  • Category: Poetry
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: Elaine Showalter
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: VIRAGO PRESS LTD (1993)
  • Pages: 256
  • ePub book: 1708 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1341 kb
  • Other: lit lrf doc azw
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Votes: 930

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Daughters of Decadence book. Elaine Showalter begins this most excellent book with the observation that when we stop to consider "the literature of the fin de siècle, the writers who come most readily to mind are me.

Daughters of Decadence book. She has a great point - I own quite a hefty and still-growing library of fin-de-siècle I did it again. I thought this book would be one thing, and it was something completely different. However, it turned out to be an excellent book, one I'm happy to have read even if it wasn't quite what I was expecting.

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At the turn of the century, short stories by- and often about- 'New Women' flooded the pages of English and American magazines like The Yellow Book, The Savoy, Atlantic Monthly and Harpers. This daring new fiction, often innovative in form, and courageous in its candid literary aspiration, shocked Victorian critics who parodied the experimental stories in Punch as symptoms of fin de siecle decadence, or denounced the authors as 'literary degenerates' or 'erotomaniacs.

Daughters of Decadence: Women Writers of the Fin-de-Siècle. This book looks at parallels between the ends of the 19th and 20th centuries and their representations in literature, art and film. At the turn of the century, short stories by - and often about - "New Women" flooded the pages English and American magazines such as the Atlantic Monthly, Harpers, and the Yellow Book.

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Elaine Showalter Daughters of Decadence. Women Writers of the Fin-de-siecle. Price for Eshop: 396 Kč (€ 1. ). Availability: Expected delivery time 14-30 days. Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group.

Elaine Showalter is a professor of English at Princeton University. This daring new fiction, often innovative in form and courageous in its candid representations of female sexuality, marital discontent, and feminist protest, shocked Victorian critics, who denounced the authors as "literary degenerates" or "erotomaniacs.

Elaine Showalter was born in Cambridge, Mass in 1941 and was educated at Bryn Mawr College and the University of California

item 2 Daughters Of Decadence New Paperback Book -Daughters Of Decadence New Paperback Book. item 3 Daughters Of Decadence: Stories by Women Writers by Elaine Showalter 185381590X -Daughters Of Decadence: Stories by Women Writers by Elaine Showalter 185381590X. Elaine Showalter was born in Cambridge, Mass in 1941 and was educated at Bryn Mawr College and the University of California. From 1967 to 1984 she taught at English and Women's Studies at Rutger's University and is now Professor of English at Princeton University. Country of Publication.

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Comments

Jarortr Jarortr
I really enjoyed this eclectic compilation of women writers near the fin-de-siecle. If you are interested in aestheticism and femininity, I would definitely check this out.
Thordibandis Thordibandis
Plenty of writers to keep you up late.