The Fin de Siècle and the Idea of ‘End’ and Degeneration

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Northeast Modern Language Association, April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, New Jersey
contact email: 
marja.harmanmaa@helsinki.fi

This panel welcomes papers dealing with the different ideas and the representation of ‘end’ and degeneration in the arts and literature of the Western European fin de siècle. Among other things, the comparative study will reveal how the concept of degeneration is related to the national culture and identity.

Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2010

Marja Harmanmaa

cfp categories: 
modernist studies