A Defence of Cosmetics [Defense]
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1922. Reissue. Hard Cover.
Reissue. No jacket. Spine lightly toned.
29 pp. "In his "Defense of Cosmetics," Beerbohm travesties sage writing in an effort to ridicule the 1890's Decadent debate. Not simply perpetuating the sage tradition, Beerbohm employs the conventions of sage writing —.....