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And this was no slow decadence that came to the Europeanised world; those other civilisations rotted and crumbled down, the Europeanised civilisation was, as it were, blown up.
Think stepped mirrors, fan lampshades, mirrored, geometric tables and parquet floors to bring a touch of Art Deco decadence to your home.
A subtle kind of slow decadence fuelled by easy access to big money and salaries, rewarded for unproven, untalented skills has withered away voters' confidence in the ruling classes.
The exhibition is called Decadence - The Definition of the Dissolute.
As Bauer explains in an afterword, La Belle Decadence is not just his own translation, but an edited and revised version of this study, which synthesizes decades of scholarship and teaching.
Yet, the anthologist of Decadence has conveniently at his/her disposal a more or less well demarcated reservoir of writings pertaining to this elusive term.
Puri considers musical Decadence primarily in terms of lime and memory, an approach that accords well with the analytical, techniques he develops.
Larry Bradley has expanded his chocolate business to Eugene's Valley River Center, with a boutique offering his Chocolate Decadence vegan chocolates as well as chocolates from other Oregon companies.
Earlier this year, McTernan had similarly linked Hurricane Isaac with the LGBT community, pointing that the life-threatening storm coincided with Southern Decadence, New Orleans' 'Gay Mardi Gras'.
Both hit during the week of the homosexual event called Southern Decadence in New Orleans," he said.
He is of course referencing the American TV show series that has both tweens and adults wistfully dreaming of living like the series' characters: young New York socialites living it up with style and excessive displays of decadence.