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DECADENT LITERATURE
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of Melbourne - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectEnglish
Number & Suffix: 122
Full UC Title: DECADENT LITERATURE 
Transcript Title: DECADENT LITERATURE 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course examines decadence as a textual, historical, sexual and cultural formation across a range of literary texts of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Students are introduced to European and British varieties of literary decadence and aestheticism; art for art's sake theories of aesthetic production; relations between lifestyle, aestheticism and commodity culture; and emergent discourses of degeneration and sexology. The course asks students to consider how decadent aestheticism was shaped by regulatory categories of taste and vulgarity, and by cultural practices of tastemaking, lifestyling and the aestheticisation of sexuality. Students also consider the relationship between sexual dissidence and social and cultural distinction as produced in the representative examples of decadent literature studied. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: DECADENT LITERATURE 
Partner University Department: English and Literary Studies 
Partner University Course Number: ENGL30016