Art, Anxiety, and Protest in the Edwardian Belle Époque

The belle époque, the long summer garden party of the Edwardian afternoon, when there was a lightness in the air, when “the fruit was ripe and we were eating it”; all that was a class-based, wishful misremembering across the chasm of 1914–18.
—Lisa Tickner, The Spectacle of Women: Imagery of the Suffrage Campaign, 1907–14

In retrospect it may seem a belle époque, but no époque is altogether ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Yale Center for British Art
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Event Location: 
New Haven, Connecticut
Abstract due date: 
Monday, January 7, 2013
Categories: 
Graduate Conference
American
Comparative
Interdisciplinary
French
British
German
Popular Culture
Gender & Sexuality
Literary Theory
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