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|Named Person:||Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Roy Morris, Jr.
|Description:||248 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||Too too utterly utter --
More wonderful than Dickens --
Those who dawnce don't dine --
What would Thoreau have said to my hatbox? --
No well-behaved river ought to act this way --
A very italy, without its art --
Don't shoot the pianist, he is doing his best --
You should have seen it before the war --
The Oscar of the first period is dead.
Morris chronicles a year in the life of Irish dandy and belletrist Wilde, who, at age 27, was bent on invading America the way Dickens had a generation before... Wilde was a self-promoting genius,