Language, Discourse, Society

Individualism, Decadence and Globalization

On the Relationship of Part to Whole, 1859–1920

Authors: Gagnier, Regenia

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Beginning with a widespread definition of Decadence as when individual parts flourish at the expense of the whole, Regenia Gagnier - a leading cultural historian of late nineteenth-century Britain - shows the full range of meanings of individualism at the height of its promise.

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REGENIA GAGNIER has held chairs at Stanford University, USA, and the University of Exeter, UK, where she is currently Professor of English and Director of Exeter Interdisciplinary Institute. She has also taught at Berkeley and Oxford. Her previous books include Idylls of the Marketplace, Subjectivities: A History of Self-Representation in Britain 1832-1920 and The Insatiability of Human Wants: Economics and Aesthetics in Market Society. She is also Editor in Chief of Literature Compass and Director of its Global Circulation Project and President of the British Association for Victorian Studies.

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'...knowledgeable and wide-ranging...' - Cahiers victoriens et édouardiens


Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Individualism, Decadence and Globalization
Book Subtitle
On the Relationship of Part to Whole, 1859–1920
Authors
Series Title
Language, Discourse, Society
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Regenia Gagnier
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-27754-0
DOI
10.1057/9780230277540
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-24743-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-31995-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 219
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