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Martin Boyd: the aesthetic temperament : a critical study

Dobrez, Patricia


The claim of this thesis is that Martin Boyd is a writer of aesthetic inclination whose fundamental concerns and values, while they emerge in a highly individual manner and with the complicating orientation of a religious view of the world, have clear affinities with the fin de siecle celebration of beauty and pleasure as the goal of life. Section I concentrates on the milieu into which the novelist was born, its aim being to investigate the presence of late Victorian ideas in this...[Show more]

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Date published: 1980
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d77845f4b431


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