The Eighteen Nineties; A Review of Art and Ideas at the Close of the Nineteenth Century PDF ePub eBook

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The Eighteen Nineties; A Review of Art and Ideas at the Close of the Nineteenth Century free pdf This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER I FIN DE SIECLE--1890-1900 IN the yearj 1895jMax Beerbohm announced, how whimsically and how ironically it is not necessary to consider, that he felt himself a trifle outmoded. "I belong to the Beardsley period," he said. The Eighteen Nineties were then at their meridian- but it was already the afternoon of the Beardsley period. That very year Aubrey Beardsley's strange black and white masses and strong delicate lines disappeared from The Yellow Book, and he only contributed to the first few numbers of The Savoy, which began in 1896. Fatal disease was overtaking him, and remorse. Aubrey Beardsley actually abandoned his period in the evening of its brief day, and when he died, in 1898, the Beardsley period had almost become a memory. But, after all, Aubrey Beardsley was but an incident of the Eighteen Nineties, ajid only relatively a significant incident. He was but one expression of fin de siecle daring, of a bizarre and often exotic courage, prevalent at the time and connected but indirectly, and often negatively, with some of the most vital movements of a decade which was singularly rich in ideas, personal genius and social will. Aubrey Beardsley crowded the vision of the period by the peculiarity of his art rather than by any need there was of that art to make the period complete. He was, therefore, not a necessity of the Eighteen Nineties, although his appearance in the decade was inevitable- indeed he was so essentially fin de siecle that one can say of him with more confidence than of any other artist of the decade that his appearance at any other time would have been inopportune. The Eighteen Nineties were so tolerant of novelty in art and ideas that it would seem as though the declining century wished to make amends for...

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Author : Holbrook Jackson
Publisher : Theclassics.Us
Data Published : 12 September 2013
ISBN : 1230248293
EAN : 9781230248295
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 102 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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