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Published: 01 November 2016

250 Pages | Numerous black-and-white illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198704621

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Late Style and its Discontents

Essays in Art, Literature, and Music

Edited by Gordon McMullan and Sam Smiles

  • Examines the concept of "late style" across the arts
  • Offers a critique of the idea of late style, as opposed to accepting it as a given
  • Brings together significant expertise in literature, music, and art history
  • Questions one of the last remaining unexamined Romantic icons of creativity
  • Breaks with normative assumptions about the relationship between creativity and death

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