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Dr. Elissa Auerbach

Abstract

This paper will argue that Moreau’s depiction of the female embodies the seductive and destructive nature of death which preoccupied the arts and literature of the late nineteenth-century. Moreau’s Evening and Sorrow, effectively conveys the increased interest in emotions, and psychology, as a counter-action to the predominance of natural sciences, during the late-nineteenth century.

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