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New Perspectives on the Fin De Siecle in Nineteenth- And Twentieth- Century France (Studies in French Civilization)

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • European history: from c 1900 -,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • France - History,
  • History Of Civilization And Culture (General),
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Philosophy,
  • Civilization,
  • Europe - France,
  • Continuity,
  • France,
  • Social change,
  • Twenty-first century

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKay Chadwick (Editor), Unwin Timothy (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10971863M
    ISBN 100773477861
    ISBN 109780773477865

    Upcoming: June | “Surface Layers and the Syphilitic Body: Gender, Race, and the Veiling of Visuality in Early Twentieth-Century France,” Veiling the Body, digitally hosted by the John Rylands Research Institute, University of Manchester, register for virtual attendance October | Panel Co-Chair, “When History is Horrifying: Reflections on Teaching Difficult Topics in the Art. The growth of internationalism in Europe at the fin de siècle encouraged confidence in the possibility of peace. A wartorn century later, it is easy to forget such optimism. Flanked by the Franco-Prussian war and the First World War, the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries were marked by . The period from the Treaty of Kanghwa () until the fall of the Korean Empire (–) is commonly characterized as a period of kaehwa—Enlightenment—in which the Chosŏn state strived to reform and modernize. This article complicates the notion of Enlightenment in the late Chosŏn context, arguging that it was a hybrid term concurrently connoting modernization and religious awakening. This exciting new study looks at degeneration and deviance in nineteenth-century science and late-Victorian Gothic fiction. The questions it raises are as relevant today as they were at the nineteenth century's fin de siecle: What constitutes the norm from which a deviation has occurred? What exactly does it mean to be 'normal' or 'abnormal'?


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Lewiston [N.Y.]: E. Mellen Press, © This is a comparative and interdisciplinary book exploring a variety of perspectives on the artistic culture of France, and its neighbours, in the period Part One centres on France, and assembles essays on the prose, poetry and painting of Symbolism and Decadence, on avant-garde dance and performance, on women's writing and on early cinema.

Katharine Ellis is Professor of Music at Royal Holloway. She is a cultural historian of music in nineteenth-century France, author of two monographs (Music Criticism in Nineteenth-Century France (CUP, ) and Interpreting the Musical Past (OUP, )), and joint editor with David Charlton of a collection of essays on Berlioz (The Musical Voyager, Peter Lang, ).

By the time of his death incritics, arts reformers, and government officials were near universal in their praise of Art Nouveau designer Emile Gallé (–), whose works they described as the essence of French design.

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The end of the nineteenth century in France was marked by political scandals, social unrest, dissension, and “decadence.” Yet the fin de siècle was also an era of great social and scientific progress, a time when advantages previously reserved for the privileged began to be shared by the many.

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One can view the fin de siècle as an era of rapid social change, reflected in such cultural movements as Post-Impressionism, Symbolism, Decadence, and Art Nouveau. Fin de siècle is French for "End of the Century".

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The expression "Fin de siècle" generally refers to the last years of the 19th century. This painting was praised by critics at the Salon of and purchased by Emperor Napoleon II of France for his personal collection.

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This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).William Paterson University of New Jersey. Dr. Madhuri Mukherjee. Office: Atrium Phone: () Email: [email protected] Office Hours: Fall Sabbatical Leave Department: Languages and Cultures Position: Associate Professor, French and Francophone Studies Area Specialization Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Poetry and Theater; Orientalism; Humor and the .