The romantic agony

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Oxford University Press, 1970 - Literary Criticism - 479 pages
In this now-classic study, Praz describes the whole of Romantic literature under one of its most characteristic aspects, that of erotic sensibility. This wide spread mood in literature had a major effect on 19th-century poets and painters, and the affinities between them and their 20th-century counterparts makes this account of the Romantic-Decadents an indispensible guide to the study of modern literature.

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(Original Review, 1981-03-25) Speaking of the femme fatale or fatale woman, she is hardly an invention of noir however automatically we identify the two. So much has focused on who and what Sam is ... Read full review

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Notes to the Introduction page
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THE BEAUTY OF THE MEDUSA page
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THE METAMORPHOSES OF SATAN page
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