Week of 27 November: Discussion Questions by Members of English/History of Art 151
The Ambiguous Aesthete: Beardsley's "The Ballad of a Barber"
The Toilet of Salome
: A Comparison of the Two Versions
Let us dance and be glad"! — Artifice and Incongruity in Beerbohm's "A Defence of Cosmetics"
Calm, Sad, Secure — the "Nuns of Perpetual Adoration"
The Need for Contrasts in Oscar Wilde's "The Harlot's House"
Voyeurism: Oscar Wilde's "The Harlot's House"
A painting in words: Wilde's "Impression du Matin"
"Symphony in Yellow" — Painting a Picture
The Duration of Beauty in Wilde's "Les Ballons"
The Riddle of "The Sphinx": Difficult Questions and Troublesome Answers
Entendre? Jano's faces in Oscar Wilde's "Pan — Double Villanelle"
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