Ancient Egypt in the aesthetic and decadent imaginary
, 2011). On the reception of classical Rome in particular, see Richard Jenkyns, Dignity and Decadence: Victorian Art and the ClassicalInheritance (London: Harper Collins, 1992) and Stefano Evangelista, ‘Rome and the Romantic Heritage in Walter Pater's Marius the Epicurean ’, in Timothy Saunders et al. (eds), Romans and Romantics (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012), pp. 305–26.
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