Cover: Beginning at the End: Decadence, Modernism, and Postcolonial Poetry, from Harvard University PressCover: Beginning at the End in HARDCOVER

Beginning at the End

Decadence, Modernism, and Postcolonial Poetry

Add to Cart

Product Details

HARDCOVER

$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674984431

Publication Date: 06/11/2018

Text

392 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

24 halftones

World

  • Introduction: Decadence and Decolonization
  • 1. Agha Shahid Ali, Oscar Wilde, and the Politics of Form for Form’s Sake
  • 2. Decadence and the Visual Arts in Derek Walcott’s West Indies
  • 3. Decadence and Antirealism in the Art of Yinka Shonibare
  • 4. Bernardine Evaristo’s Silver Age Poetics
  • 5. Decadence and the Archive in Derek Mahon’s The Yellow Book
  • Conclusion: Dandies at the Gate
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

From Our Blog

Jacket, Author Unknown: The Power of Anonymity in Ancient Rome, by Tom Geue, from Harvard University Press

Who Needs an Author?

In his new book Author Unknown: The Power of Anonymity in Ancient Rome, classicist Tom Geue asks us to work with anonymity rather than against it and to appreciate the continuing power of anonymity in our own time. Here, he discusses the history—and strength—of anonymous works of literature. Back in the roaring ’20s, I. A. Richar

‘manifold glories of classical Greek and Latin’

The digital Loeb Classical Library (loebclassics.com) extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature.