Journals Higher Education



01 August 2012

220 Pages | 2 halftones

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780199922932

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The Art of Scandal

Modernism, Libel Law, and the Roman à Clef

Sean Latham

Modernist Literature and Culture

  • Presents a fresh examination of the roman á la clef genre, revealing how modernism interweaves coterie culture with the mass media, psychology with celebrity, and literature with the law
  • Includes fascinating anecdotes of figures like Oscar Wilde, James Joyce, and D.H. Lawrence
  • Features a bibliography of the modernist roman a clef