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Monstrous martyrdoms : three plays

Author: Eric Bentley
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"The road will be red with monstrous martyrdoms, but we shall win." Oscar Wilde wrote these words at the end of the nineteenth century after serving two years at hard labor for the crime of being homosexual. This modern martyrdom is the subject of Lord Alfred's Lover, Eric Bentley's Brechtian dramatization of Wilde's last days. H for Hamlet is another variation on the modern martyr play, this time in homage to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Oscar Wilde; Alfred Bruce Douglas; Alfred Bruce Douglas; Oscar Wilde
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Bentley
ISBN: 0810120860 9780810120860
OCLC Number: 52214644
Description: 250 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Lord Alfred's lover --
H for Hamlet --
German requiem.
Responsibility: Eric Bentley.
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"The name Eric Bentley is enough to guarantee the significance of any book of or about the drama." --Robert Penn Warren

 
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