Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 January 2015

432 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748692132

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The Decadent Short Story

An Annotated Anthology

First Edition

Edited by Kostas Boyiopoulos, Yoonjoung Choi, and Matthew Brinton Tildesley

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Brings a variety of rare and important stories together in one volume reflecting an influential literary genre
  • Expands the scope of Decadence by bringing together male and female voices, obscure and famous authors, and stylistic and thematic concerns such as New Woman fiction, the Gothic, Impressionism, Realism, paganism, class, homosexuality, and science
  • Includes a detailed introduction, an introduction and endnotes for each story, 3 appendices containing parodies, background sources, a chronologically arranged and annotated list of Aesthetic and Decadent stories, and a select bibliography