Literature and Culture at the Fin de Siacle Talia Schaffer 0-321-13217-3 This unprecedented comprehensive anthology offers the most prominent and exciting examples of poetry, fiction, prose, and drama in fin-de-siacle literature. This anticipated collection features well-known works by fin-de-siacle authors alongside non-canonical stories, poems, and articles. Organized into four thematic units Aestheticism, New Women, Mind and Body, and England and Its Others this text delves into the provocative topics relevant to this literary era. Features The first and only undergraduate reader on the fin-de-siacle offers famous poems, popular fiction, and controversial journalism, along with rare non-canonical texts, to suit broad surveys and single-topic seminars alike. The readings provide a broad representation of popular and lesser-known authors, including Oscar Wilde, Rudyard Kipling, Walter Pater, A.E. Housman, Alice Maynell, Arthur Symons, and Una Ashworth Taylor. Innovative juxtapositions of material offer a new perspective on well-known texts. Headnotes, footnotes, and unit introductions supply brief, readable explanations to support and contextualize the readings. Add Value for Students Longman Publishers offers the following titles at a discount when packaged with Literature and Culture at the Fin de Siacle. Contact your Longman representative for an exam copy or a special package ISBN via www.ablongman.com/replocator . Damrosch/Dettmar, et al, Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 2B: The Victorian Age Damrosch/Dettmar, et al, Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 2C: The Twentieth Century Wilde/Elfenbein, The Picture of Dorian Gray, A Longman Cultural Edition Conrad/Kipling/Damrosch, Heart of Darkness, The Man Who Would Be King, and Other Works on Empire, A Longman Cultural EditionSchaffer, Talia is the author of 'Literature and Culture at the Fin de Siecle', published 2006 under ISBN 9780321132178 and ISBN 0321132173.