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The Decadent Imagination, 1880-1900 Jean Pierrot

The Decadent Imagination, 1880-1900

Jean Pierrot

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ISBN : 9780226668222
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309 pages
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The Decadent period, is certainly one of the richest and most full of ferment in the history of French artistic creation, despite producing few indisputable masterpieces, deserves more sustained attention than has been accorded. Pierrots study isMoreThe Decadent period, is certainly one of the richest and most full of ferment in the history of French artistic creation, despite producing few indisputable masterpieces, deserves more sustained attention than has been accorded. Pierrots study is important for students of the 19 century not only for what it tells us about decadence, but also because it reminds us to cast our nets more widely when we try to determine the causes and nature of any movement. Pierrots study is a most valuable contribution to scholarship on Decadence because of the sheer wealth of detail, the breadth of inquiry, and the exhaustive bibliography.