Download e-book for iPad: Decadent Short Story by Kostas Boyiopoulos,Yoonjoung Choi,Matthew Brinton Tildesley

By Kostas Boyiopoulos,Yoonjoung Choi,Matthew Brinton Tildesley

The first anthology of Decadent brief tales reflecting quite a few fin de siècle themes

This wide-ranging anthology showcases for the 1st time the fast tale because the most enticing style for British writers who experimented with Decadent subject matters and types. From general writers equivalent to Ernest Dowson, Arthur Symons and Oscar Wilde to much less popular writers reminiscent of Charles Ricketts, Victoria move and Ella D'Arcy, the 36 tales reveal principles of sophistication, gender, sexuality, and technological know-how in addition to the Gothic, social satire, Symbolist myth, fairy story, Naturalism/Realism, Impressionism, erotica, and the clinical romance. the choices signify the $64000 function that journal tradition performed within the extraordinary explosion of the Decadent brief tale within the Eighteen Nineties. an entire introductory essay units the scene, whereas an advent and endnotes for every tale and explanatory fabric on the finish of the publication - together with a chronologically prepared and annotated checklist of Aesthetic and Decadent tales and a choose bibliography - make this anthology stand out.

Key Features:

- Brings a number of infrequent and significant tales jointly in a single quantity reflecting an influential literary genre

- Expands the scope of Decadence by means of bringing jointly female and male voices, imprecise and recognized authors, and stylistic and thematic matters corresponding to New lady fiction, the Gothic, Impressionism, Realism, paganism, category, homosexuality, and technological know-how

- encompasses a particular creation, an creation and endnotes for every tale, three appendices containing parodies, heritage assets, a chronologically prepared and annotated checklist of Aesthetic and Decadent tales, and a pick out bibliography

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