This is the first book that exclusively attends to the Decadent poetry and poetics of the British fin de siècle. It explores culturally significant encounters between sensuality and artificiality in Decadence by examining, together for the first time, the work of three protagonists of the 1890s: Oscar Wilde, Arthur Symons, and Ernest Dowson. In its overarching argument the book highlights an exasperating yet productive paradox that ... Read more
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