Analysis of the concept of decadence in its semantical ambiguities. The essay considers those authors of the XVIIIth-century England who saw the eighteenth century not as an era of social and technological progress, but as a century of decline and corruption, especially in the fields of taste, arts, literature and landscape.

Décadence as a Palindrome: Eighteenth-Century England

GATTI, Andrea
2006

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Analysis of the concept of decadence in its semantical ambiguities. The essay considers those authors of the XVIIIth-century England who saw the eighteenth century not as an era of social and technological progress, but as a century of decline and corruption, especially in the fields of taste, arts, literature and landscape.
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Filosofia; Estetica. Settecento; XVIII secolo; Decadenza; Gusto; Critica; Arti figurative; Letteratura; Paesaggio
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