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Author Sweetman, David, 1943-

Title Explosive acts : Toulouse-Lautrec, Oscar Wilde, Felix Feneon and the art & anarchy of the fin de si`ecle / David Sweetman.

Imprint New York : Simon & Schuster, c1999.


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  759.4 T644Ds    ---  Available
Description 512 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 502-507) and index.
Summary Explores the life of Toulouse-Lautrec, his involvement "in a secret community of anarchist revolutionaries," his loyalty to Oscar Wilde, and his alliance to such outspoken social critics as Felix Feneon.--Jacket.
Contents A commission -- Sporting prints -- Towards montmartre -- The odour of redheaded women -- What passes on the streets -- Love -- Beneath the windmill -- Monsieur Oscar Wilde -- Along the Boulevard de Clichy -- Show business -- Explosive acts -- A shuttered world -- Sapphic nights -- Trials -- In Poland : that is to say nowhere -- It's life that's bad, not me.
Subject Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de, 1864-1901 -- Criticism and interpretation.
ISBN 0684811790

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