DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2015.07.001
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Eduard Cairol

Abstract: Today's idea of the so-called fin-de-siècle is still somewhat inexact and incomplete. This lack of precision originates from a deeply rooted methodological approach which consists of considering the respective developments of literature, art, and science in isolation, without paying attention to any interference or reciprocal contamination. This defective method also affects the overlaps and contacts between high culture and popular culture. Despite the progress made over recent years, there are few research…

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