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Fin-de-siècle Literature and Culture

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  • Autumn
Subject Code
COMPLIT
Course Number
130
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Fin-de-siècle Literature and Culture

Literature and culture of the 1860's to 1900's in Paris, London, Berlin, and Vienna. Aestheticism, Symbolism, Decadence; the new social drama; art nouveau; the dandy and the New Woman; sexology; degeneration. Works by Mallarmé, Baudelaire, Wilde, Huysmans, Hofmannsthal, Ibsen, Shaw, and various New Woman writers; historical and social contexts.