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Oscar Wilde

Author: John Sloan
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: Authors in context; Oxford world's classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Oscar Wilde achieved fame and notoriety at a time when mass culture and communication promoted the 'new' in every area of British life. This book examines the interplay between Wilde's society and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Sloan
ISBN: 0192840649 9780192840646
OCLC Number: 186619091
Description: 225 s. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Contents: 1. The Life of Oscar Wilde; 2. The Fabric of Society; 3. The Literary Scene: The Growth of New Markets, The Reaction against Realism, Censorship; 4. Wilde and Social Issues: Politics and Political Writings, Sexual Politics, Prison, Consumerism; 5. Wilde and Intellectual Issues: Philosophy and Science, Ethics and Religion; 6. Recontextualizing Wilde: Reproducing Wilde, Wilde's Changing Image
Series Title: Authors in context; Oxford world's classics
Responsibility: John Sloan.

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