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Title Willa Cather and aestheticism : from Romanticism to Modernism / edited by Sarah Cheney Watson and Ann Moseley.
Imprint Madison : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2012.

Series The Fairleigh Dickinson University Press series on Willa Cather in memory of Merrill M. Skaggs
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press series on Willa Cather in memory of Merrill M. Skaggs.
Subject Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 -- Aesthetics.
Aestheticism (Literature)
Romanticism -- United States.
Modernism (Aesthetics) -- United States.
Alt Name Watson, Sarah Cheney, 1948-
Moseley, Watson and Ann, 1947-
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : The "intrinsic beauty" of art / Ann Moseley and Sarah Cheney Watson. Part I : The aesthetic movement Exit smiling : the case for Paul's dandyism / Timothy W. Bintrim -- Innocence and experience, good and evil, and doppelgangers : decadent aesthetics in Cather's "Consequences," James's "The jolly corner," and Wilde's The picture of Dorian Gray / Sonja Froiland Lynch and Robert Lee Lynch -- Willa Cather's time machine : Alexander's bridge, H.G. Wells, and aesthetic temporality / Peter Betjemann -- Aestheticism and the dispossessed : Cather's dual Europe in America / Nicholas Birns -- Willa Cather's disenchanted epicurean : Godfrey St. Peter in The professor's house / Sarah Cheney Watson -- Part II : The visual arts The arts and crafts on Willa Cather's frontier / Leona Sevick -- Cather's "Twilight stage" : aestheticism, tonalism, and modernist sentiment / Joseph C. Murphy -- Willa Cather, the Nabi of Red Cloud / Mark Facknitz -- Blessed damsels, lost ladies, and Cather's real women / Angela Conrad -- Fernand L├ęger and Willa Cather's "Coming, Aphrodite!" / Jacqueline H. Harris -- Part III : Movement toward modernism "The nude had descended the staircase" : Katherine Anne Porter looks at Willa Cather looking at modern art / Janis P. Stout -- With the "hand, fastidious and bold" : bridging Walter Pater's aestheticism and Willa Cather's modernism / Olga Aksakalova -- From British aestheticism to American modernism : Cather's transforming vision / Jo Ann Middleton -- Part IV : Art and religion Willa Cather's sheltering art : Cather's cathedral and the Adams factor / John J. Murphy.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781611475128 (electronic bk.)
1611475120 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9786613936998
OCLC # 811408697
Additional Format Print version: 9786613936998 (DLC) 2012010592

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