The Yellow Book

The Yellow Book She s an adventuress Yes an adventuress but an end of the century one She doesn t travel for profit but for pleasure Offering an entertaining introduction to the fin de si cle this selection from

  • Title: The Yellow Book
  • Author: Ernest Leverson Arthur Symons John Buchan Katherine De Mattos Ella D'Arcy Edmund Gosse Arnold Bennett W.B. Yeats
  • ISBN: 9780241252222
  • Page: 497
  • Format: Paperback
  • She s an adventuress Yes, an adventuress, but an end of the century one She doesn t travel for profit, but for pleasure Offering an entertaining introduction to the fin de si cle, this selection from the notorious magazine The Yellow Book includes stories and poems by famous writers such as Arnold Bennett and John Buchan, brilliant pieces by lesser known writers such a She s an adventuress Yes, an adventuress, but an end of the century one She doesn t travel for profit, but for pleasure Offering an entertaining introduction to the fin de si cle, this selection from the notorious magazine The Yellow Book includes stories and poems by famous writers such as Arnold Bennett and John Buchan, brilliant pieces by lesser known writers such as Ada Leverson and Ella D Arcy, and illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley.One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946 Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

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    1. The first volume of the "illustrated quarterly" The Yellow Book went to print in 1894. The declared aim of its "Publishers and Editors" was to create a publication which would be not just a "magazine" but a collectable book - "a book with style, a book with finish". Aubrey Beardsley's appointment as arts editor also gave this publication the frisson of controversy. Beardsley's sojourn in France had brought him close to the "aesthetic movement" and his blank ink drawings, emphasizing the sexual a [...]

    2. A little book of selected poems and short stories from a late (19th. periodical. The short stories were entertaining, the poems dated but ok, and there were some nice illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley.

    3. great illustrations, and the short stories were lovely little appetizers about how terribly in their own heads men can live

    4. Let us not go into great detail on this. Yes some of the stories and poetry may seem a tad off on the writing style offered, however these are a window to a past that would have been thrilling.Some of todays writers feel that they are subversive, no. These chaps and chapettes were here first. To have been there when these little gems were published and see the reaction of the tightest victorians go to pieces at this would have been delightful.It's immaterial if you like these or not, as I said b [...]

    5. This was a enjoyable read in accompaniment to my English ALevel, where we study The Picture of Dorian Gray, which features 'The Yellow Book'.The first poem of this collection of stories, poems, and art was my favourite; Stella Maris by Arthur Symons.

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