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Publication : George Moore : across borders

Parutions de George Moore : Across Borders

Edited by Christine Huguet and Fabienne Dabrigeon-Garcier

Rodopi, Amsterdam/New York, NY 2013. XII, 281 pp. (DQR Studies in Literature 51)

ISBN : 978-90-420-3637-6 Bound

ISBN : 978-94-012-0907-6 E-Book

Online info : http://www.rodopi.nl/senj.asp?BookI...

A truly cosmopolitan Irish writer, George Moore (1852-1933) was a fascinating figure of the fin de siècle, moving between countries, crossing genre and medium boundaries, forever exploring and promulgating aesthetic trends and artistic developments : Naturalism in the novel and the theatre, Impressionism in painting, Decadence and the avant-garde, Literary Wagnerism, the Irish Literary Revival, New Woman culture. This volume on border-crossings offers a variety of critical perspectives to approach Moore’s multifaceted oeuvre and personality. The essays by contributors from various national backgrounds and from a wide range of disciplines establish original points of contact between literary creation, art history, Wagnerian opera, gender studies, sociology, and altogether reposition Moore as a major representative of European turn-of-the-century culture.

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