Fictions of British Decadence: High Art, Popular Writing and the Fin de Siècle (Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture) (Paperback)
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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.
About the Author
KIRSTEN MACLEOD specializes in Anglo-American Modernist literature. Her publications include a critical edition of Marie Corelli's Wormwood and articles on Corelli, M.P. Shiel and American Decadent little magazines. She was a Harry Ransom Research Fellow 2004-2005, and is working on a book on Decadence and American Modernism.