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Author Latham, Sean, 1971-
Title The art of scandal [electronic resource] : modernism, libel law, and the roman à clef / Sean Latham.
Publication Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.



Descript xiii, 202 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents Introduction: fact, fiction, and pleasure -- True fictions and false histories: the secret rise of the roman à clef -- Open secrets and hidden truths: Wilde and Freud -- Libel: policing the laws of fiction -- The novel at the bar: Joyce, Lewis, and libel -- The coterie as commodity: Huxley, Lawrence, Rhys, and the business of revenge.
Note .
ISBN 9780195379990 (hardback : alk. paper)
0195379993 (hardback : alk. paper)
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Author Latham, Sean, 1971-
Series Modernist literature & culture
Modernist literature & culture.
Subject Romans à clef -- Great Britain -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Modernism (Literature) -- Great Britain.
Scandals in literature.
Truthfulness and falsehood in literature.
Libel and slander in literature.
Law and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Descript xiii, 202 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents Introduction: fact, fiction, and pleasure -- True fictions and false histories: the secret rise of the roman à clef -- Open secrets and hidden truths: Wilde and Freud -- Libel: policing the laws of fiction -- The novel at the bar: Joyce, Lewis, and libel -- The coterie as commodity: Huxley, Lawrence, Rhys, and the business of revenge.
Note .
ISBN 9780195379990 (hardback : alk. paper)
0195379993 (hardback : alk. paper)
Author Latham, Sean, 1971-
Series Modernist literature & culture
Modernist literature & culture.
Subject Romans à clef -- Great Britain -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Modernism (Literature) -- Great Britain.
Scandals in literature.
Truthfulness and falsehood in literature.
Libel and slander in literature.
Law and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.

Subject Romans à clef -- Great Britain -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Modernism (Literature) -- Great Britain.
Scandals in literature.
Truthfulness and falsehood in literature.
Libel and slander in literature.
Law and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Descript xiii, 202 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents Introduction: fact, fiction, and pleasure -- True fictions and false histories: the secret rise of the roman à clef -- Open secrets and hidden truths: Wilde and Freud -- Libel: policing the laws of fiction -- The novel at the bar: Joyce, Lewis, and libel -- The coterie as commodity: Huxley, Lawrence, Rhys, and the business of revenge.
Note .
ISBN 9780195379990 (hardback : alk. paper)
0195379993 (hardback : alk. paper)

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