By Kostas Boyiopoulos,Mark Sandy,Kostas, Dr Boyiopoulos,Mark, Dr Sandy
For Decadent authors, Romanticism used to be a resource of robust innovative revisionism, perversion, transition, and partial negation. yet for a lot of these powerful Decadent reactions opposed to the interval, the cultural phenomenon of Decadence shared with Romanticism a mutual mistrust of the philosophy of utilitarianism and the aesthetics of neo-Classicism. Reflecting at the interstices among Romantic and Decadent literature, Decadent Romanticism reassesses the various and inventive reactions of Decadent authors to Romanticism among 1780 and 1914, whereas additionally closing alert to the prescience of the Romantic mind's eye to envisage its personal distorted, darker, perverted, different self. inventive pairings comprise William Blake and his Decadent critics, the habitual determine of the sphinx within the paintings of Thomas De Quincey and Decadent writers, and Percy Shelley with either Mathilde Blind and Swinburne. no longer unusually, John Keats’s works are a selected concentration, in essays that discover Keats’s literary and visible legacies and his resonance for writers who thought of him an icon of paintings for art’s sake. an important to this serious reassessment are the shared obsessions of Romanticism and Decadence with subjectivity, isolation, habit, fragmentation, illustration, romance, and voyeurism, in addition to a poetics of wish and anxieties over the aim of aestheticism.
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Decadent Romanticism: 1780-1914 (The Nineteenth Century Series) by Kostas Boyiopoulos,Mark Sandy,Kostas, Dr Boyiopoulos,Mark, Dr Sandy