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The Earlier Nineteenth Century: Conclusions

The Earlier Nineteenth Century: Conclusions

Chapter:
(p.158) Chapter Seven The Earlier Nineteenth Century: Conclusions
Source:
Oscar Wilde Prefigured
Author(s):
Dominic Janes
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226396552.003.0007

Chapters 7 focusses on the transition from late Georgian to Victorian Britain. It is argued that it is important to appreciate the degree to which Wilde’s poses and performances were copies or reinventions of practices going back to the eighteenth century.

Keywords:   dandies, Regency, George Byron, Oscar Wilde

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