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The Sense of Decadence in Nineteenth-Century France (International Archives of the History of Ideas / Archives internationales d"histoire des idées)
Koenraad W. Swart
July 31, 1964
Written in English
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In France at the end of the nineteenth century, progress and material prosperity coincided with widespread alarm about disease and decay. The obsessions of our own culture as the twentieth century came to a close resonate strikingly with those of the last fin-de-siecle: crime, pollution, sexually transmitted diseases, gender confusion, moral depravity, alcoholism, and/5. 52 See Koenraad Swert, The Sense of Decadence in Nineteenth-Century France (The Hague, ). 53 Raudot, Claude, De la Décadence de la France (Paris, ), passim. 54 See Basdevant-Gaudemet, B., La Commission de décentralisation de Contribution à l'étude de la décentralisation en France au XIXe siècle (Paris, ).Cited by: 3.
In Aesthetic Tracts: Innovation in Late-Nineteenth-Century Book Design, Ellen Mazur Thomson looks at books as objects that were designed intentionally as “aesthetic manifestoes”: beautiful objects designed to reflect their creators’ artistic sensibilities. Focusing on the period between and in France, England, and the United. The literature on decadence in modern life in France is quite wide. See especially K. W. Swart, The Sense of Decadence in Nineteenth Century France (The Hague: Nijhoff, ). On the crisis in festivals see Rosemonde Sanson, Les 14 juillet; Fête et conscience nationale, (Paris: Flammarion, ) and Roger Caillois, L'homme et le sacré .
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The sense of decadence in nineteenth-century France (International archives of the history of ideas)4/5(1). Koenraad W. Swart THE SENSE OF DECADENCE IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY FRANCE 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover Martinus Nijhoff Very Good in boards.
Upper right corner worn on front panel. Spine suntoned. Some soiling to back panel Rating: % positive. The Decadent Society: How We Became the Victims of Our Own Success, by Ross Douthat (Simon & Schuster, pp., $27).
I n the novel Là-Bas, by Joris-Karl Huysmans—the fin de siècle Catholic-convert novelist whose most famous work, À Rebours, was termed by critic Arthur Symons a “breviary of decadence” — decline takes the form of banality. Types of Internationalism in Early Nineteenth-Century France.
George Boas - - International Journal of Ethics 38 (2) Decadent Subjects: The Idea of Decadence in Art, Literature, Philosophy, and Culture of the Fin De Siècle in : Eugen Weber. Musicologist Katharine Ellis examines these unlikely aspects of cultural life in the new Republic as part of a broader study of the early music revival in nineteenth-century France.
This revival gives us a vivid sense of how music's cultural meanings were contested, distilled into dominant visions, and then often by: As the century continued, in France the label was increasingly applied to a type of poetry exemplified by the writing of Paul Verlaine and Stéphane Mallarmé, and the fiction of J.
Huysmans. By the end of the century, decadence had spread into many other European countries as an aesthetic term. Decadence became a vital force in England. Swart K.W. () The New Sense of Crisis. In: The Sense of Decadence in Nineteenth-Century France.
Archives Internationales D’Histoire des Idees / International Archives of Author: Koenraad W. Swart. It has origins in common with aestheticism and the two terms often overlap and were sometimes used interchangeably. ‘Decadence’ was initially used to describe writers of the midth century in France, especially Baudelaire and Gautier.
By the century’s end, decadence was in use as an aesthetic term across Europe. The Sense of Decadence in Nineteenth-Century France. International Archives of the History of Ideas 7. International Archives of the History of Ideas 7. The Hague: M. Nijhoff, Alma mater: Leiden University. France, Fin de Si`ecle, by Eugen Weber.
Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press. $ `THE public life of a people is a very small thing. The sense of decadence in nineteenth-century France () - Koenraad W. Swart The sense of decadence in nineteenth-century France () - Koenraad W.
Swart  See also: France - French literature - fin de siècle - France - symbolism (art movement) - decadence (art movement) Meanwhile, at Amazon. Until I picked up The Dedalus Book of Russian Decadence I had very little idea that a literary decadent movement even existed in Russia.
But exist it most assuredly did. The book features selections, prose and poetry, from seven Russian decadents, dating from the 4/5. The editor of an anthology of late nineteenth-century verse once wrote to A.
Housman, asking permission to include some poems from A Shropshire Lad (). Housman returned a lapidary refusal: 'To include me in an anthology of the Nineties would be just as technically correct, and just as essentially inappropriate, as to include Lot in a book on Sodomites.'.
H-France Review Book review: Lesbian Decadence, written by Nicole E. Albert, translated by Nancy Erber and William Peniston. Nicole Albert’s Lesbian Decadence: Representations in art and literature of fin-de-siècle France puts to rest the truism that lesbianism has historically been the invisible vice, in contrast to male homosexuality’s spectacularly policed nature.
elements that were to be associated with literary decadence during the nineteenth century in France. In similar vein, Maxime Ducamp found that the literature of his day () was in a state of decay, 1 G.
Van Roosbroeck, The Legend of the Decadents (New York: Institut des Etudes Frangaises, Columbia University, ), p. The paradoxes of the American decadent movement in the s and s. Decadent Culture in the United States traces the development of the decadent movement in America from its beginnings in the s to its brief revival in the s.
During the fin de siècle, many Americans felt the nation had entered a period of decline since the frontier had ended and the country’s .The Decadent movement was a lateth-century artistic and literary movement, centered in Western Europe, that followed an aesthetic ideology of excess and visual artist Félicien Rops's body of work and Joris-Karl Huysmans's novel Against Nature () are considered the prime examples of the decadent movement.
It first flourished in France and .The Sense of Decadence in Nineteenth-century France. By KOENRAAD SWART. (Inter-national Archives of the History of Ideas) The Hague: Nijhoff. pp. fl This work, which has already been in circulation for some time, is still the only truly comprehensive study of the theme of historical decadence so recurrent in.