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Vernon Lee: Decadence, Ethics, Aesthetics Patricia Pulham

Vernon Lee: Decadence, Ethics, Aesthetics

Patricia Pulham

Published June 25th 2006
ISBN : 9781403992130
Hardcover
248 pages
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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 Lees own interests. Organized in a broadly chronological order these essays examine key piecesMoreFocusing on the work of the aesthete and intellectual Vernon Lee, this collection offers a wide range of critical writings that reflect the diversity of Lees own interests. Organized in a broadly chronological order these essays examine key pieces in Lees oeuvre, offering original approaches to a number of Lees 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 Lees 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.