Decadent Tropologies of Sickness

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Literary Decadence used frequently tropes of sickness to refer to the phenomena seen as decadent. In this article the metaphysical dimension of these tropes are considered in reference to Nordic Decadent texts (by Ola Hansson, Volter Kilpi, Joel Lehtonen)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDecadence, Degeneration, and the End : Studies in the European Fin de Siècle
EditorsMarja Härmänmaa, Christoffer Nissen
Number of pages22
Place of PublicationUnited States
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Publication dateNov 2014
ISBN (Print)9781137470881
ISBN (Electronic)9781137470874, 9781137470867
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2014
MoE publication typeA3 Book chapter

Fields of Science

  • 6122 Literature studies
  • Decadence
  • Nordic Literature
  • Neurosis
  • Sickness unto death

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