Literature and Culture at the Fin de Si�cle

ISBN-10: 0321132173

ISBN-13: 9780321132178

Edition: 2007

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This unprecedented comprehensive anthology of short canonical readings on important topics in fin-de-siecle literature offers the most prominent examples of poetry, fiction, prose, and drama for thorough in-depth study. This anticipated collection features non-canonical stories, poems, and articles alongside well-known works by fin-de-siecle authors, organized into two thematic units, "Aestheticism" and "The New Women." Readers interested in fin-de-siecle culture and literature
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List price: $79.20
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 10/31/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 700
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Susan J. Wolfson is a professor of English at Princeton University and author of many essays on and editions of Romantic-era writers. Her books include The Questioning Presence; Formal Charges: The Shaping of Poetry in British Romanticism; and, most recently, Borderlines: The Shiftings of Gender in British Romanticism.

Contents: Alphabetical by Authors and Titles
Table of Dates
Preface
Introduction
Aestheticism
The Art of Living: Introduction to Aestheticism
Arguing for Art: Aesthetic Prose
from Studies in the History of the Renaissance (1873)
from Mr. Whistler's "Ten O'Clock" (1888)
The Decay of Lying (1888)
Preface to The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891)
from Baldwin (1886)
The Colour of Life (1896)
A Defence of Cosmetics (1894)
A Letter to the Editor (1894)
from The Decadent Movement in Literature (1893)
Incantatory Art: Aesthetic Poems
Non Sum Qualis Eram Bonae Sub Regno Cynarae (1891)
The Destroyer of a Soul (1892)
A Decadent's Lyric (1897)
Renee (1895)
White Heliotrope (1895)
Morbidezza (1892)
Maquillage (1892)
Two Loves (1894)
When You are Old (1893)
The Lover Tells of the Rose in His Heart (1899)
He Remembers Forgotten Beauty (1899)
The Secret Rose (1899)
He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven (1899)
from The Sphinx (1894)
The Harlot's House (1885, 1908)
Impression du Matin (1877, 1881)
The Ballad of Reading Gaol (1898)
Come, Gorgo, put the rug in place (1889)
I Love You With My Life (1892)
The Mummy Invokes his Soul (1892)
Unbosoming (1892)
La Gioconda (1892)
A Pen-Drawing of Leda (1892)
To Vernon Lee (1889)
Xantippe (1881)
Renouncement (1882)
Cradle-Song at Twilight (1895)
Why Wilt Thou Chide? (1896)
Maternity (1913)
Easter Night (1915)
Aubade (1891)
Ballad of the Bird-Bride (1889)
Doubts (1897)
The White Witch (1902)
The Art of Conversation: Aesthetic Fiction and Drama
If You're Anxious for to Shine (1881)
Enoch Soames (1914)
The Importance of Being Earnest (1894, performed 1895, 1899)
Seed of the Sun (1896)
The Truce of God (1896)
New Women
The New Women: Introduction
New Women in the Popular Press
The New Aspect of the Woman Question (1894)
The New Woman (1894)
The Revolt of the Daughters (1894)
A Reply from the Daughters (1894)
The Evolution of the Sex (1895)
Does Marriage Hinder a Woman's Self-development? (1899)
A Woman in Grey (1896)
New Women Poetry
Woman's Future (1887)
The New Orthodoxy (1887)
Cecilia's Way (1903)
Accession (1905)
From Our Emancipated Aunt in Town (1895)
Captivity (1889)
On the Road (1889)
Prelude. Wings. (1889)
New Women Fiction
A Cross Line (1893)
The Pleasure-Pilgrim (1895)
The Fifth Edition (1896)
Mind and Body
Mind and Body: Introduction
Body Fears: Degeneracy and Sexology
from Inquiries into Human Faculty and Its Development (1883)
from Degeneration (1895)
Literary Degenerates (1895)
from The Sanity of Art (1895, 1908)
from Studies in the Psychology of Sex (1901)
from Homogenic Love (1894)
Political Solutions: Philanthropy, Sociology, Socialism
Useful Work versus Useless Toil (1884)
from The Soul of Man Under Socialism (1891)
from The Basis of Socialism (1889)
from Life and Labour of the People in London (1889-1903)
from The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon (1885)
Writing the City, Writing the Country
Good-Friday (1893)
In Bohemia. (1896)
Prologue: In the Stalls. (1902)
To a Dancer. (1895)
Prologue: Before the Curtain. (1902)
II. Loveliest of trees, the cherry now (1896)
XIII. When I was one-and-twenty (1896)
To an Athlete Dying Young (1896)
XXXI. On Wenlock Edge the wood's in trouble (1896)
Wessex Heights (1898)
The Darkling Thrush (1900)
If it Wasn't for the 'Ouses in Between (1899)
Mental Hopes: Psychology, Parapsychology, Fantasy
from Principles of Psychology (1890)
from Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria (Dora) (1905)
from Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death (1903)
The Beast in the Jungle (1903)
England and Its Others
England and Its Others: Introduction
Writing Empire
Vitai Lampada (1897)
The White Man's Burden (1899)
The Brown Man's Burden (1899)
from The English in the West Indies (1888)
from Froudacity (1889)
The House of Temoana (1896)
My Country (1908)
Said the Canoe (1905)
The Scramble for Africa
from Through the Dark Continent (1878)
from Travels in West Africa (1897)
from South African War-Mortality in Camps of Detention (1901)
The Eastern Empire: India
Gunga Din (1890)
Without Benefit of Clergy (1890)
In the Next Room (1901)
The Adventure of the Speckled Band (1892)
Kashmiri Song (1901)
Till I Wake (1901)
Jogadhya Uma (1882)
Celts and Colonialism: Ireland
from The Celtic Twilight (1893)
To the Rose Upon the Rood of Time (1893)
To Ireland in the Coming Times (1893)
The Hosting of the Sidhe (1899)
The Children of Lir (1891)
Riders to the Sea (1904)
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