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Bernard Shaw and the Aesthetes

Elsie B. Adams

Frontmatter and Preface

Part One: Shaw and the Moral Aesthetes

    1: Ruskin, Morris, and Shaw
    2: The Pre-Raphaelites and Shaw
    3: Pre-Raphaelite Drama: Candida

Part Two: Shaw and the Fin-de-Siècle Aestheticism

    4: The Development of Fin-de-Siècle Aestheticism
    5: Art for Art’s Sake and Shaw’s Theory of Moral Art
    6: The Artist, the Censor, and the Public
    7: The Form and the Content of Art
    8: Art and Reality

Part Three: The Aesthete and the Shavian Artist

    9: The Nature of the Aesthete-Artist
    10: The Portrait of the Artist in Shaw’s Novels
    11: The Aesthete-Artist in Shaw’s Early Plays
    12: The Unscrupulous Artist
    13: The Artist-Creator of Life
    14: Shaw the Artist


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