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Immortality through Art: The Evolution of a Decadent Theme in Four Novels within and beyond the Fin de Siècle


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Title: Immortality through Art: The Evolution of a Decadent Theme in Four Novels within and beyond the Fin de Siècle
Authors: Stajic Löfgren, Tia
E-mail: tia.lofgren@yahoo.com
Issue Date: 5-Jun-2013
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Arts
Institution: Department of Languages and Literatures ; Institutionen för språk och litteraturer
Date of Defence: 2012-04-25
Disputation: Fredagden den 25 maj 2012, kl. 12.00, Lilla Hörsalen, Humanisten, Renströmsgatan 6
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Decadence in literature
immortality-through-art-theme
Secularization
art
mortality
love
Abstract: Abstract Stajic Löfgren, Tia. Immortality through Art: The Evolution of a Decadent Theme in Four Novels within and beyond the Fin de Siècle. University of Gothenburg: Department of Languages and Literatures, 2012. This study traces the development of the immortality-through-art theme in four novels published between the fin de siècle and the 1960s: Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891), F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby (1925), Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita
ISBN: 978-91-628-84715
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/28715
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
Doctoral Theses / Doktorsavhandlingar Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

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