Decadence and Other Essays on the Culture of Ideas (Paperback)
Antipodes Press, 9780996659994, 184pp.
Publication Date: September 11, 2017
Decadence and Other Essays on the Culture of Ideas is a collection of essays by the novelist, poet, and literary critic Remy de Gourmont. An uncompromising free-thinker, his analytical intelligence is brought to bear on an wide range of topics: the cornerstone of his literary criticism, "The Disassociation of Ideas" is included here along with "Glory and the Idea of Immortality," "Success and the Idea of Beauty," "The Value of Education," "St phane Mallarm and the Idea of Decadence," and more.