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Dandyism : forming fiction from modernism to the present / Len Gutkin.

By: Gutkin, Len, 1985- [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Cultural frames, framing culture: Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2020Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813943916; 0813943914.Subject(s): Dandies in literature | American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism | English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Sex role in literature | Modernism (Literature) -- United States | LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh | Aestheticism (Literature) | American fiction | Dandyism in literature | English fiction | Modernism (Literature) | Sex role in literature | United States | 1900-1999Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Criticism, interpretation, etc.Additional physical formats: Print version:: DandyismDDC classification: 820.9/353 LOC classification: PS374.D27Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction: the dandy in long modernism -- Pt. 1. Fine and dandy: Ernest Hemingway's androgynous connoisseurship -- Raymond Chandler's dandified dick -- Pt. 2. Decadent dandies -- William S. Burroughs's modernist genere decadence -- Djuna Bares's cross-gendered conceits -- Pt. 3. Extremes and end-times -- The psychopath dandy: a survey -- Coda: the dandy and the hipster after the apocalypse.
Summary: "This work traces the aesthetic of Victorian "dandies" from works such as Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray through the work of later twentieth-century American and British authors, including Ernest Hemingway, Raymond Chandler, William S. Burroughs, and Djuna Barnes, as well as in postmodern thrillers, providing a revisionist history of the relationship between Victorian aesthetics and twentieth-century literature"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: the dandy in long modernism -- Pt. 1. Fine and dandy: Ernest Hemingway's androgynous connoisseurship -- Raymond Chandler's dandified dick -- Pt. 2. Decadent dandies -- William S. Burroughs's modernist genere decadence -- Djuna Bares's cross-gendered conceits -- Pt. 3. Extremes and end-times -- The psychopath dandy: a survey -- Coda: the dandy and the hipster after the apocalypse.

"This work traces the aesthetic of Victorian "dandies" from works such as Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray through the work of later twentieth-century American and British authors, including Ernest Hemingway, Raymond Chandler, William S. Burroughs, and Djuna Barnes, as well as in postmodern thrillers, providing a revisionist history of the relationship between Victorian aesthetics and twentieth-century literature"-- Provided by publisher.

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<p>Len Gutkin is Associate Editor at the Chronicle Review .</p>

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