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dc.contributor.authorSutton, Emma
dc.contributor.editorMurray, Alex
dc.date.accessioned2021-03-29T23:43:30Z
dc.date.available2021-03-29T23:43:30Z
dc.date.issued2020-10
dc.identifier.citationSutton , E 2020 , 'Restless mystical ardours' : decadence and music . in A Murray (ed.) , Decadence : A literary history . Cambridge University Press , Cambridge , pp. 218-233 . https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108640527.013en
dc.identifier.isbn9781108426299
dc.identifier.isbn9781108640527
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 255732587
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: 49f64bc6-882d-43a7-bd33-13523ceba72f
dc.identifier.otherORCID: /0000-0003-1481-3961/work/69834794
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10023/21737
dc.description.abstractMusic’s role in Decadent art and debates about Decadence was varied, almost ubiquitous and at times contradictory: it cannot be confined to particular composers, to formal matters, to metaphor or even to musically informed usage. This chapter makes this diversity (some would say messiness) a principle of the argument, embracing the breadth of meanings attached both to Decadence and to music’s role in it. Decadence is here understood broadly, acknowledging its currency in and across disciplines and discourses including (most pertinently to this chapter, but not limited to) the mental sciences, art history, literary criticism, aesthetics and sexology. Recognizing music’s importance to Decadent art and its reception involves acknowledging music’s intersection with discourses from evolutionary theory to sexology to mysticism to nationalism and consumerism. This chapter begins by briefly surveying musical allusions in Decadent writing and considering music’s importance to Decadent style and formal innovations. It turns then to music’s role in the cultural and critical discourse about Decadence.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherCambridge University Press
dc.relation.ispartofDecadenceen
dc.rightsCopyright © Cambridge University Press 2020. This work has been made available online in accordance with publisher policies or with permission. Permission for further reuse of this content should be sought from the publisher or the rights holder. This is the author created accepted manuscript following peer review and may differ slightly from the final published version. The final published version of this work is available at https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108640527.013en
dc.subjectMusicen
dc.subjectDecadenceen
dc.subjectIntermedialityen
dc.subjectAnders-strebenen
dc.subjectIndividualismen
dc.subjectMysticismen
dc.subjectTemperamenten
dc.subjectP Language and Literatureen
dc.subjectPR English literatureen
dc.subject.lccPen
dc.subject.lccPRen
dc.title'Restless mystical ardours' : decadence and musicen
dc.typeBook itemen
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dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.School of Englishen
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1017/9781108640527.013
dc.date.embargoedUntil2021-03-30
dc.identifier.urlhttps://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/subjects/literature/english-literature-general-interest/decadence-literary-history?format=HBen


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