Dandysme

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Der Dandy im frühen 19. Jahrhundert

Das Buch Der Dandy im frühen 19. Jahrhundert. Begegnungen und Beobachtungen in England, Frankreich und Nordamerika lädt zu einer Spurensuche an den Anfängen des Dandytums ein, lange bevor Autoren wie Balzac, Barbey d’Aurevilly oder Baudelaire den Dandy theoretisch sezierten....

The cut celestial. (1827) After: M Egerton, Published by: Thomas McLean, Print made by: H Pyall © Trustees of the British Museum 0

The Performance of Style: The Dandy Swing

The dandy’s demeanour is marked by an impenetrable mask of coldness. The dandy intends to give the impression of a solitary and superior character. The haughtiness of the dandy finds its outward expression in...

Der verfasste Mann transcript Verlag Gregor Schuhen 0

Dandysmus und Männlichkeitskrisen um 1900

Unter dem Schlagwort „Crisis? What Crisis?“ versammelt Gregor Schuhen in dem von ihm herausgegebenen Band Der verfasste Mann. Männlichkeiten in der Literatur und Kultur um 1900  Beiträge zu der Vervielfältigung von Männerbildern in jener Epoche....

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The Bright Young People

The Bright Young People of the 1920s were a group of young men and women in their twenties, whose pleasure-seeking adventures  became a symbol of the alleged decadence of post-war England, as they anticipated...

Le billet doux. Paris et ses modes, 1821 0

Hot Weather

The Dandies complain much of the hot weather; they say it prevents the whiskers sticking to their cheeks. They complain also that it makes their stays uncomfortable.  Source: „Chit Chat“, The Kaleidoscope, or, Literary and...

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The dandy as villain: Alfred Milton

“Almack’s Revisited” (1828) is one of the fashionable novels, also known as Silver Fork Novels, that abounded in the late 1820s. It was written by Charles White (1793–1861), the author of several novels, a history...