This, the 1st selection of essays at the aesthete and highbrow Vernon Lee, bargains quite a lot of serious writings through students. Key works are tested together with Euphorion, Hauntings: brilliant tales and track and Its enthusiasts . New mild is shed on Lee's relationships with contemporaries resembling Lee-Hamilton, Pater and Wilde.

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