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The Resource Before queer theory : Victorian aestheticism and the self, Dustin Friedman

Before queer theory : Victorian aestheticism and the self, Dustin Friedman

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Before queer theory : Victorian aestheticism and the self
Title
Before queer theory
Title remainder
Victorian aestheticism and the self
Statement of responsibility
Dustin Friedman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book of literary criticism, about the historical relationship of art, sexuality, and the self, demonstrates that Victorian aestheticism was a key forerunner to modern queer theory. By theorizing aestheticism through Hegel's philosophy, the author argues that Victorian aesthetes imagined that encountering art and literature could help to shape a person's queer sense of self"--
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1982-
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Friedman, Dustin
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • English literature
  • Aestheticism (Literature)
  • Literature
  • Self (psychology) in literature
  • Homosexuality and literature
  • Aestheticism (Literature)
  • English literature
  • Homosexuality and literature
  • Literature
  • England
  • 18.05 English literature
Label
Before queer theory : Victorian aestheticism and the self, Dustin Friedman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Homoerotic subjectivity in Walter Pater's early essays -- Styles of survival in Pater's later writings -- Oscar Wilde's lyric performativity -- Vernon Lee and the specter of lesbian history -- Queering the object: aesthetic indifference in Michael Field's poetry
Control code
1079399803
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 234 pages
Isbn
9781421431482
Lccn
2018054660
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1079399803
Label
Before queer theory : Victorian aestheticism and the self, Dustin Friedman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Homoerotic subjectivity in Walter Pater's early essays -- Styles of survival in Pater's later writings -- Oscar Wilde's lyric performativity -- Vernon Lee and the specter of lesbian history -- Queering the object: aesthetic indifference in Michael Field's poetry
Control code
1079399803
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 234 pages
Isbn
9781421431482
Lccn
2018054660
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1079399803

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