bably be because of its portrayal of Pater as an instance of an almost violent pagan irruption in late nineteenth century Oxford. In his psychological and stylistic restraint Pater becomes a kind

@inproceedings{Beckson2010bablyBB,
  title={bably be because of its portrayal of Pater as an instance of an almost violent pagan irruption in late nineteenth century Oxford. In his psychological and stylistic restraint Pater becomes a kind},
  author={Karl Beckson},
  year={2010}
}
  • Karl Beckson
  • Published 2010
terely luminous drawing-room overlooking the garden at Bradmore Road. The Morris wallpaper, the spindle-legged tables and chairs, the blue plates and the 'Indian turquoise vase' represented peace if not happiness." Here the perceptual detail and the topical accuracy lend a contextual wholeness to a life fast fading into the unrecoverable past. Again, in chapter thirteen ("A Degree of Fame") Levey captures the nineties ambience that surrounded but never sullied Pater's orderly life. Levey… CONTINUE READING