Decadence and Other Essays on the Culture of Ideas

Decadence and Other Essays on the Culture of Ideas

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Decadence and Other Essays on the Culture of Ideas is a collection of essays by the novelist, poet, and literary critic Remy de Gourmont. An uncompromising free-thinker, his analytical intelligence is brought to bear on an wide range of topics: the cornerstone of his literary criticism, “The Disassociation of Ideas” is included here along with “Glory and the Idea of Immortality”, “Success and the Idea of Beauty”, “The Value of Education”, “Stéphane Mallarmé and the Idea of Decadence”, and more.



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ISBN-13: 9780996659994
Publisher: Antipodes Press
Publication date: 09/11/2017
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.42(d)

Table of Contents

  1. The Disassociation of Ideas
  2. Glory and the Idea of Immortality
  3. Success and the Idea of Beauty
  4. The Value of Education
  5. Women and Language
  6. Stéphane Mallarmé and the Idea of Decadence
  7. On Style or Writing
  8. Subconscious Creation
  9. The Roots of Idealism

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