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Title: Oscar Wilde. 'Camma', a severe and hedonic aesthetic correction of Plutarch's ethics
Author: Gilabert Barberà, Pau
Keywords: Tradició clàssica
Filosofia grega
Estudis de gènere
Literatura anglesa
Literatura victoriana
Classical tradition
Plutarc. Mulierum virtutes
Greek philosophy
Plutarc. Amatorius
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. Camma
Art for art's sake (Movement)
Gender studies
English literature
Victorian literature
Plutarch. Mulierum virtutes
Plutarch. Amatorius
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. Camma
Issue Date: 2001
Abstract: The aim of this article is to present an accurate analysis of O. Wilde's poem 'Camma' by referring it to its Greek model: that Camma both in Plutarch's Amatorius (Eroticus) and Mulierum Virtutes. It is precisely this accurate reading which permits us to verify how Plutarch's Ethics is corrected from the parameters of the hedonism which is peculiar to O. Wilde's aestheticism, thus turning Camma into a symbol of a pleasant life.
Note: Podeu consultar la versió en castellà a: ; i en català a:
Versió de l'article anteriorment publicat a: Actas del VII Simposio Internacional sobre Plutarco de la Sociedad Española de Plutarquistas. Mallorca, 2000, p. 305-314
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