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The Wilde century : effeminacy, Oscar Wilde and the queer moment

Author: Alan Sinfield
Publisher: London : Cassell, ©1994.
Series: Cassell lesbian and gay studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work explores how Oscar Wilde's manifest effeminacy was perceived before the trials that ended his career and made him the most famous queer man since Socrates. It covers issues such as identity  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sinfield, Alan.
Wilde century.
London : Cassell, ©1994
(OCoLC)624623825
Named Person: Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Sinfield
ISBN: 0304329037 9780304329038 0304329053 9780304329052
OCLC Number: 31078702
Description: viii, 216 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Queer thinking --
Uses of effeminacy --
Manly sentiments --
Aestheticism and decadence --
Speaking its name --
Class relations --
Freud and the cross-sex grid --
Subcultural strategies.
Series Title: Cassell lesbian and gay studies.
Responsibility: Alan Sinfield.

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