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The drawings are what Spackman calls true fakes, refreshingly admitting the performative aspect of passion. However, as she notes, visual artists felt the shock of Oscar Wilde s fall in , as did other avant-garde figures. As suggested by Bourget, the structure, style and even themes of decadent works encourage a disregard for cohesion and a sense of dissipation.