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Title: In the Nineties
Description: Chicago, University Of Chicago Press. 1989, First Edition. (ISBN: 0226775380) Hardcover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. An excellent survey of the decadence of the 1890s featuring Oscar Wilde, Aubrey Beardsley, Arthur Symons, George Bernard Shaw and others including lesser known acrobats, aesthetes, convicts, music hall performers and mysterious suicides along with the chief obsessions of the time: criminality, sexuality, madness and morbidity. New/New.

Keywords: Decadence 1890s Oscar Wilde Aubrey Beardsley Aesthetics London Social History Sociology Ernest Dowson English Literature Sexuality Sexual Behaviour Literary Criticism Arthur Symons Suicide Death Psychology George Bernard Shaw Jounalism Henry James Lord Al

Price: GBP 9.99 = appr. US$ 14.27 Seller: Delectus Books
- Book number: 039976

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