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Truly Wilde : the unsettling story of Dolly Wilde, Oscar's unusual niece

Author: Joan Schenkar
Publisher: London : Virago, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Oscar Wilde's flamboyant niece, Dolly, made her career in the salons and bedrooms of some of Londons and Paris's most interesting men and women. This text traces Dolly's story, and how she wasted her talent on a life of drink and drugs.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Dolly Wilde; Oscar Wilde; Dolly Wilde; Oscar Wilde
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Schenkar
ISBN: 1860495702 9781860495700
OCLC Number: 44693699
Notes: Facsims. on endpapers.
Description: xv, 442 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Joan Schenkar.

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The story of Oscar's flamboyant niece, Dolly Wilde (1895-1941) and the notorious literary salon in Paris that she and lover Natalie Barney established in the 1920s. The Academie des Femmes was a sort  Read more...

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