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The secret life of Oscar Wilde

Author: Neil McKenna
Publisher: London : Century, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Secret Life of Oscar Wilde charts fully for the first time Oscar's astonishing erotic odyssey through Victorian London's sexual underworld." "Neil McKenna argues that Oscar Wilde was driven personally and creatively by his powerful desires for sex with young men and that his life and work can only be fully understood in terms of his sexuality." "The book draws on a wide range of sources, many of which are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McKenna, Neil.
Secret life of Oscar Wilde.
London : Century, 2003
(OCoLC)605623075
Online version:
McKenna, Neil.
Secret life of Oscar Wilde.
London : Century, 2003
(OCoLC)607011608
Named Person: Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil McKenna
ISBN: 0712669868 9780712669863
OCLC Number: 47062779
Description: xiv, 535 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Neil McKenna.
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Neil McKenna argues that our view of Oscar Wilde is determined by Victorian sentimentality. He reveals Oscar's relationship with Lord Douglas, and tells of Wilde's last days in Paris. The biography  Read more...

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