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Oscar Wilde : his life and confessions

Author: Frank Harris; Alfred Bruce Douglas; Bernard Shaw
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Garden City Pub. Co., ©1930.
Series: Star book
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Harris, Frank, 1855-1931.
Oscar Wilde.
Garden City, N.Y., Garden City Pub. Co. [1930]
(OCoLC)551239902
Online version:
Harris, Frank, 1855-1931.
Oscar Wilde.
Garden City, N.Y., Garden City Pub. Co. [1930]
(OCoLC)591738251
Named Person: Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Harris; Alfred Bruce Douglas; Bernard Shaw
OCLC Number: 545952
Description: xlix, 470 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Oscar's father and mother on trial --
Oscar Wilde as a schoolboy --
Trinity, Dublin: Magdalen, Oxford --
Formative influences: Oscar's poems --
Oscar 's quarrel with Whistler: marriage --
Oscar Wilde's faith and practice --
Oscar's reputation and supporters --
Oscar's growth to originality-about 1890 --
The summer of success: Oscar's first play --
The first meeting with Lord Alfred Douglas --
The threatening cloud draws nearer --
Danger signals: the challenge --
Oscar attacks queensberry and is worsted --
How genius is persecuted in England --
The queen vs. Wilde: the first trial --
Escape rejected: the second trial and sentence --
Prison and the effects of punishment --
Mitigation of punishment; but not release --
His St. Martin's summer: his best work --
The results of his second fall: his genius --
His sense or rivalry; his love of life and laziness --
"A great romantic passion!" --
His judgements of writers and of women --
We argue about his "pet vice" and punishment --
The last hope lost --
The end --
The last word.
Series Title: Star book
Responsibility: by Frank Harris ; Including the hitherto unpublished full and final confession, by Lord Alfred Douglas and My memories of Oscar Wilde, by Bernard Shaw.

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