This study of sexuality and decadence in culture crosses the boundaries of literature, art, psychology and religion, from antiquity to Wilde and Emily Dickinson via Renaissance art, Rousseau and Sade. The author discusses themes such as voyeurism and pornography as having been ignored in great art by most critics. The book challenges established thinking and ranges from the worshippers of Dionysus to the 19th-century Decadents from Botticelli and Byron to Balzac and the Beach Boys.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Good. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001621979
Book Description Penguin, U.K., 1992. Book Condition: V.G.+. Reprint. Softcover i s slightly sunned on the spine with light scuffing on the spine hinges. B/W photographs. Bookseller Inventory # 15361
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR001277866
Book Description London, Penguin Books, 1990; 0-14-015731-X, 1990. 2nd impression. Softcover. Good+. xiv, 718pp with illustrations. Pictorial covers have few creases, internally very good. " A remarkble book, at once outrageous and compelling, fanatical and brilliant . one must be awed by her vast energy, erudition and wit.". Bookseller Inventory # 12287
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1990. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. 718 pp. Light wear on cover with fading to the spine. Browning to page edges. Bookseller Inventory # 30949
Book Description Soft cover. Vintage large trade size paperback 1st 1991 Fine/unread. Bookseller Inventory # glxuinPa85
Book Description Vintage Books, nd (1991), c1990, 1991. 1st printing (of this edition), illus. soft cover, fine, 718 pp w/index & notes, B & W illus., 8vo, 'Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson'. Bookseller Inventory # 52001
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Book Description Penguin, London, 1991. Softcover (Stiff Card). Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Second Edition. Art and decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson., Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges slightly foxed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Women & Feminism; ISBN: 014015731X. ISBN/EAN: 9780140157314. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16824. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Bookseller Inventory # 16824