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Vernon Lee : Decadence, Ethics, Aesthetics (Hardcover)

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Focusing on the work of the aesthete and intellectual Vernon Lee, this collection offers a wide range of critical writings that reflect the diversity of Lee''s own interests. Organized in a broadly chronological order these essays examine key pieces in Lee''s oeuvre, offering original approaches to a number of Lee''s works including "Euphorion," "Hauntings: Fantastic Stories," "Prince Albert and the Lady Snake," "Louis Norbert," "The Ballet of the Nations," "The Handling of Words," and "Music and Its Lovers." The book will also shed new light on Lee''s relationship with contemporaries such as her brother, the poet Eugene Lee-Hamilton, her friend and mentor Walter Pater, and the art historian and fellow intellectual Bernard Berenson.

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Publisher Palgrave MacMillan
Mfg Part# 9781403992130
SKU 202167446
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1403992134
Release Date 8/13/2012
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0210
Publisher Palgrave MacMillan
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