Seeds of Decadence in the Late Nineteenth-Century Novel

A Crisis in Values

  • Suzanne┬áNalbantian

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Suzanne Nalbantian
    Pages 18-36
  3. Suzanne Nalbantian
    Pages 37-54
  4. Suzanne Nalbantian
    Pages 55-72
  5. Suzanne Nalbantian
    Pages 73-95
  6. Suzanne Nalbantian
    Pages 116-132
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 133-144

About this book


A comparative assessment of the transmutation of a decadent mentality into an identifiable narrative style. The author examines the work of five major novelists in the last quarter of the nineteenth century and attempts to trace perplexities, perversities and combinations of excess.


crisis fiction history of literature literary theory literature nineteenth century novel

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  • Suzanne┬áNalbantian
    • 1
  1. 1.Old Westbury, Long IslandUSA

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