From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Art and culture
- Krafft-Ebing first uses the term "homosexual"
- In a letter to Franz Mehring, Friedrich Engels coins false consciousness: "Ideology is a process accomplished by the so-called thinker. Consciously, it is true, but with a false consciousness."
- "Une mort de Marie Stuart" by Edmon Khun
- May 9 - In America, Thomas Edison holds the first public exhibition of films shot using his Kinetograph at the Brooklyn Institute. Unfortunately, only one person at a time could use his viewing machine, the Kinetoscope.
- Salome by Oscar Wilde published in French
- Gynecocracy by anonymous
- La Fleur Lascive Orientale, translated by Leonard Smithers]
- The Criminal Woman by Cesare Lombroso (La donna delinquente)
- Arthur Symons "The Decadent Movement in Literature" in Harper's New Monthly Magazine
- G. A. Peirson, Human Monstrosities (Philadelphia: Lea Brothers, 1893).
- World's Columbian Exhibition of 1893 in Chicago .
- 'Psyche at Nature's Mirror' by Paul Thumann, first published in Munsey's December 1893 issue.
- Studio Magazine
- The Scream by Edvard Munch
- Singulier Animal by Armand Rassenfosse
- Dorothy Sayers (1893-1957)
- Raymond Loewy (1893-1986)
- Mae West (1893 – 1980)
- Bill Tilden
- I. A. Richards (1893-1979), literary critic (The Meaning of Meaning)
- Conrad Veidt (1893 – 1943)
- George Grosz (1893 - 1959)
- Maria Jolas (1893- 1987)
- Samuel Roth (1893 - 1974)
- Norman Bel Geddes (1893-1958)
- Pitigrilli (1893 - 1975)
- Guy de Maupassant (1850 - 1893)
- Jean-Martin Charcot (1825 - 1893), French neurologist
- José Zorilla (1817-1893)