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Aesthetes

Aesthetes

Chapter:
(p.171) Chapter Eight Aesthetes
Source:
Oscar Wilde Prefigured
Author(s):
Dominic Janes
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226396552.003.0008

The connections between aestheticism and earlier forms of dandyism are traced in chapter 8, notably in relation to ways in which coded references to same-sex desire can be detected in the caricatures of George du Maurier and other, lesser-known, artists and cartoonists.

Keywords:   dandies, Oscar Wilde, aesthetes, George du Maurier

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