ISBN-10: 1982082127

ISBN-13: 9781982082123

Aestheticism and the Femme Fatale charts the improvement of a determine that got here to dominate the 19th century aesthetic mind's eye: that of the harsh and gorgeous lady, the femme fatale. This examine records the increase of a “masochist aesthetic,” one who enabled numerous generations of Victorian artists and writers to disencumber their aesthetic construction from the strictures of a utilitarian, patriarchal serious tradition. Drawing upon numerous severe techniques, the writer establishes the centrality of clone of the femme fatale within the works of Rossetti, Swinburne, Pater, Wilde, and others, unveiling the ways that the aesthetics of domination and hope lay the foundation for contemporary conceptions of creative value.

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