The Decadent Republic of Letters: Taste, Politics, and Cosmopolitan Community from Baudelaire to Beardsley

The Decadent Republic of Letters: Taste, Politics, and Cosmopolitan Community from Baudelaire to Beardsley

by Matthew Potolsky

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780812207330
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date: 10/15/2012
Series: Haney Foundation Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 423 KB

About the Author

Matthew Potolsky is Associate Professor of English at the University of Utah.

Table of Contents

Introduction. "Workers of the Final Hour"
Chapter 1. "Partisans Inconnus": Aesthetic Community and the Public Good in Baudelaire
Chapter 2. The Politics of Appreciation: Gautier and Swinburne on Baudelaire
Chapter 3. Golden Books: Pater, Huysmans, and Decadent Canonization
Chapter 4. A Mirror for Teachers: Decadent Pedagogy and Public Education
Chapter 5. A Republic of (Nothing but) Letters: Some Versions of Decadent Community
Postscript. Public Works: Stéphane Mallarmé's "Le Tombeau de Charles Baudelaire"

Notes
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments

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