End of the Century
... Ledger and Luckhurst argue that the Fin de Siecle 'was an epoch of endings and beginnings' - explore one of the plays studied in the light of this assertion
THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD.
Fin de Siecle or End of the Century, often used as a synonym, referring to last years of 19th century, and mirrors the garbled period of unhappiness, uncertainty, political upheavals building up for First World War, and the human and intellectual attempts to come of the hurdles, by ushering in acute changes in art and humanistic fields, etc. It was connected with the exalted groups of Brussels, Paris, representing symbolism,
"In a broader sense the expression fin de sicle is used to characte...