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Strange and Secret Peoples

Fairies and Victorian Consciousness

Strange and Secret Peoples( )
Author: Silver, Carole G.
ISBN:978-0-19-514411-6
Publication Date:Oct 2000
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $65.00
Book Description:

Examining the period of 1798 to 1923, Strange and Secret Peoples focuses not only on such popular literary figures as Charles Dickens and William Butler Yeats, but on writers as diverse as Thomas Carlyle, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Charlotte Mew; on artists as varied as mad Richard Dadd, Aubrey Beardsley, and Sir Joseph Noel Paton; and on artifacts ranging from fossil skulls to photographs and vases. Silver demonstrates how beautiful and monstrouscreatures--fairies and swan maidens,...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Psychology / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.733 x 8.814 x 0.507 Inches
Book Weight:0.88 Pounds



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