Aesthetics of Self-Invention: Oscar Wilde To David Bowie

Aesthetics of Self-Invention: Oscar Wilde To David Bowie

By: Shelton Waldrep (author)Hardback

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Whether as a gay man or as a postmodern performance artist ahead of his time, Wilde ultimately emerges here as the embodiment of the twentieth-century media-savvy artist who is both subject and object of the aesthetic and economic systems in which he is enmeshed.

About Author

Shelton Waldrep is associate professor of English at the University of Southern Maine. He is the coauthor of Inside the Mouse: Work and Play at Disney World (1995) and editor of The Seventies: The Age of Glitter in Popular Culture (2000).

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780816634170
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9780816634170
  • ISBN10: 0816634173

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