Fictions of British Decadence

High Art, Popular Writing, and the Fin de Siècle

  • Authors
  • Kirsten MacLeod

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Kirsten MacLeod
    Pages 1-20
  3. Kirsten MacLeod
    Pages 21-37
  4. Kirsten MacLeod
    Pages 78-98
  5. Kirsten MacLeod
    Pages 99-115
  6. Kirsten MacLeod
    Pages 116-134
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 171-222

About this book


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.


Donald Davidson fiction Fin de Siècle Oscar Wilde writing

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