[The Aesthetics of Self Invention Oscar Wilde to David Bowie] E–pub Û Shelton Waldrep
The Aesthetics of Self Invention Oscar Wilde to David Bowie E–pub Û Shelton Waldrep
Oscar Wilde was a brilliant thinker and he realigns his character and erformerwriter into one of the 20th century s geniuses He was amazing By rinting the title Professor of Aesthetics on his visiting cards Oscar Wilde announced yet another transformation and erhaps the most significant of his career roclaiming his belief that he could redesign not just his image but his very self Shelton Waldrep explores the cultural influences at lay in Wilde's life and work and his influence on the writing and erformance of the twentieth cent.
N his forethought and self belief and now that all his ossible contenders are goneread Capote and Bowie especially who is there in the 21st ce. Ury Piper particularly on the lives and careers of some of its most aestheticizederformers Truman Capote Andy Warhol David Hockney and David Bowie As Waldrep reveals Wilde's fusing of art with commerce foresaw the coming century's cultural The Famoux (The Famoux, producers who would blend works of both high art and mass market appealWhether as a gay man or as aostmodern erformance artist ahead of his time Wilde ultimatel.
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Ntury to take up his mantle The best essay about the re invention of gender and the aesthetics of dandyism from the 19th century onwards so fa. Y emerges here as the embodiment of the twentieth century media savvy artist who is both subject and object of the aesthetic and economic systems in which he is enmeshedShelton Waldrep is associate rofessor of English at the University of Southern Maine He is the coauthor of Inside the Mouse Work and Play at Disney World 1995 and editor of The Seventies The Age of Glitter in Popular Culture 2000.