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Adams, James Eli. Dandies and Desert Saints: Styles of Victorian Masculinity. Ithaca: Cornell University, 1995.

Albrecht, Thomas. The Medusa Effect: Representation and Epistemology in Victorian Aesthetics. Albany: SUNY Press, 2009.

Anderson, Mary R. Art in a Desacralized World: Nineteenth Century France and England. Lanham: University Press of America, 1984.

Bell-Villada, Gene H. Art For Art's Sake & Literary Life: How Politics and Markets Helped Shape the Ideology and Culture of Aestheticism, 1790-1990. Lincoln: University of Nebraska, 1998.

Bolus-Reichert, Christine. The Age of Eclecticism: Literature and Culture in Britain, 1815-1885. Columbus: Ohio University Press, 2009.

Brake, Laurel. Print in Transition, 1850-1910: Studies in Media and Book History. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001.

Bucknell, Brad. Literary Modernism and Musical Aesthetics: Pater, Pound, Joyce, and Stein. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Bullen, J. B. The Pre-Raphaelite Body: Fear and Desire in Painting, Poetry, and   Criticism. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998.

Camlot, Jason. Style and the Nineteenth-Century British Critic: Sincere Mannerisms. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008.

Chai, Leon. Aestheticism: The Religion of Art in Post-Romantic Literature. New York: Columbia University Press, 1990.

Culler, Dwight A. The Victorian Mirror of History. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985.

Dale, Peter Allen. The Victorian Critic and the Idea of History: Carlyle, Arnold, Pater. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1977.

Dawson, Gowan. Darwin, Literature, and Victorian Respectability. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Dellamora, Richard. Masculine Desire: The Sexual Politics of Victorian Aestheticism. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 1990.

Denisoff, Dennis. Aestheticism and Sexual Parody, 1840-1940. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Dowling, Linda. Language and Decadence in the Victorian Fin de Siècle. New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1986.

Dowling, Linda. Hellenism and Homosexuality in Victorian Oxford. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1996.

Dowling, Linda. The Vulgarization of Art: The Victorians and Aesthetic            Democracy. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1996.

Eastham, Andrew. Aesthetic Afterlives: Irony, Literary Modernity, and the Ends of Beauty. London: Continuum, 2011.

Edwards, Jason. Alfred Gilbert's Aestheticism: Gilbert Amongst Whistler, Wilde, Leighton, Pater, and Burne-Jones. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006.

Evangelista, Stefano. British Aestheticism and Ancient Greece: Hellenism, Reception, Gods in Exile. Palgrave: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Franke, Damon. Modernist Heresies: British Literary History 1883-1924. Columbus: Ohio University Press, 2008.

Fraser, Hilary. Beauty and Belief: Aesthetics and Religion in Victorian Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986.

Freedman, Jonathan. Professions of Taste: Henry James, British Aestheticism, and Commodity Culture. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 1990.

Gagnier, Regenia. The Insatiability of Human Wants: Economics and Aesthetics in Market Society. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000.

Guy, Josephine. The British Avant-Garde: Theory and Politics of a Tradition. London: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1991.

Hanson, Ellis. Decadence and Catholicism. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1997.

Harris, Wendell V. The Omnipresent Debate: Empiricism and Transcendentalism in Nineteenth-Century English Prose. Dekalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 1981.

Higgins, Lesley. The Modernist Cult of Ugliness: Aesthetic and Gender Politics. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 20002.

Hough, Graham. The Last Romantics. 1949. London: Methuen, 1961.

Leighton, Angela. On Form: Poetry, Aestheticism and the Legacy of a Word. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.

Levine, Caroline. The Serious Pleasures of Suspense: Victorian Realism and       Narrative Doubt. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2003.

Louis, Margot. Persephone Rises: 1860-1927, Mythography, Gender, and the Creation of a New Spirituality. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2009.

Love, Heather. Feeling Backward: Loss and the Politics of Queer History. Cambridge: Harvard, 2007.

Kermode, Frank. Romantic Image. 1957. London: Routledge, 2001.

Knoepflmachmer, U. C. Religious Humanism and the Victorian Novel: George  Eliot, Walter Pater, and Samuel Butler. New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1965.

Lütkemeier, Thomas. Chez Soi: The Aesthetic Self in Arthur Schopenhauer, Walter Pater, and T. S. Eliot. Würzberg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2001.

Najarian, James. Victorian Keats: Manliness, Sexuality, and Desire. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2002.

Martindale, Charles. Latin Poetry and the Judgment of Taste: An Essay in         Aesthetics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Mao, Douglas. Fateful Beauty: Aesthetic Environments, Juvenile Development, and Literature, 1860-1960. New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2008.

Matz, Jesse. Literary Impressionism and Modernist Aesthetics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Maxwell, Catherine. Second Sight: The Visionary Imagination in Late Victorian Literature. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2009.

Meisel, Perry. The Myth of the Modern: A Study in British Literature and Criticism after 1850. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1988.

Miller, Andrew. The Burdens of Perfection: On Ethics and Reading in Nineteenth Century British Literature. Itacha: Cornell University Press, 2008.

Monsman, Gerald. Oxford University's Old Mortality Society: A Study in Victorian Romanticism. New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 1998.

O'Hara, Daniel. The Romance of Interpretation: Visionary Criticism from Pater to De Man. New York: Columbia University Press, 1985.

Ohi, Kevin. Innocence and Rapture: The Erotic Child in Pater, Wilde, James, and Nabokov. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

Paglia, Camille. Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence From Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1987.

Parkes, Adam. A Sense of Shock: The Impact of Impressionism on Modern British and Irish Writing. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Perkin, James Russell. Theology and the Victorian Novel. Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2009.

Phillips, Adam. Promises, Promises: Essays on Literature and Psychoanalysis. New York: Basic Books, 2001.

Pittock, Murray. Spectrum of Decadence: Literature of the 1890s. London: Routledge, 1993.

Potolsky, Matthew. The Decadent Republic of Letters: Taste, Politics, and Cosmopolitan Community From Baudelaire to Beardsley. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013.

Prettejohn, Elizabeth. Art For Art's Sake: Aestheticism in Victorian Painting. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007.

Saunders, Max. Self-Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Scott, Nathan. The Poetics of Belief. Chapel Hill: University of north Carolina Press, 1985.

Siegel, Jonah. Desire and Excess: The Nineteenth Century Culture of Art. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000.

Shaw, David W. The Lucid Veil: Poetic Truth in the Victorian Age. London: Athlone Press, 1987.

Small, Ian. Conditions for Criticism: Authority, Knowledge, and Literature in the Late Nineteenth Century. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1991.

Stein, Richard L. The Ritual of Interpretation: the Fine Arts as Literature in Ruskin, Rossetti, and Pater. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1975.

Teukolsky, Rachel. The Literate Eye: Victorian Art Writing and Modernist Aesthetics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Wolff, Robert. Gains and Losses: Novels of Faith and Doubt in Victorian England. London: John Murray, 1977.

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