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5 edition of Oscar Wilde"s London found in the catalog.

Oscar Wilde"s London

a scrapbook of vices and virtues, 1880-1900

by Wolf Von Eckardt

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Anchor Press in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilde, Oscar, -- 1854-1900 -- Homes and haunts -- England -- London.,
  • Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography.,
  • London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.,
  • London (England) -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementWolf Von Eckardt, Sander L. Gilman, and J. Edward Chamberlin.
    ContributionsGilman, Sander L., Chamberlin, J. Edward, 1943-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5823
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii,285p. :
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22589878M
    ISBN 100385097034

    John Cooper. John Cooper is a researcher, author, blogger and documentary historian. As a long-standing member of the Oscar Wilde Society in London, a founding member of the Oscar Wilde Society of America, and a former manager of the Victorian Society In America, he has spent 30 years in the study of Oscar Wilde, having lectured on Wilde, and contributing to TV, film, and . Oscariana by Wilde, Oscar and a great selection of related books, Orion 06/10/, Condition: Very Good. This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. Glänzende Gedanken aus dem.

    Oscar Wilde Born. Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde is born in Dublin to Sir William and Francesca Elgee Wilde. Oscar is the second of the couple's three children, though he has three half-siblings from his father's previous relationships. The Koninklijke Bibliotheek, National Library of the Netherlands, has discovered in its holdings five books from the private library of Oscar Wilde (). Five seems a small number, however, up to now, only 42 books from Wilde's library were known to have survived in public collections. Almost have never been : Paul Van Capelleveen.

    About this Item: London: Elkin Mathews and John Lane at the Sign of the Bodley Head, , "I can resist anything except temptation" "Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about" WILDE, Oscar. Lady Windermere's Fan. A Play About a Good Woman. London: Elkin Mathews and John Lane at the Sign of the Bodley Head, ‍People are sometimes surprised to learn that early in his career Oscar Wilde (—), the poet, playwright and wit famous for his flamboyant and ultimately dramatic life in London and Paris, made two visits to America. ‍Further, that each of these visits was important variously in informing his personal development, works, and legacy.


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Oscar Wilde's London Hardcover – October 6, by Wolf Von Eckardt (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Unknown Binding 5/5(1). Founded in Piccadilly inHatchard’s is London’s oldest bookshop and still today attracts the world’s Oscar Wildes London book high-profile authors for book signings.

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 8 5/5(1). “The London of Oscar Wilde, an intriguing walk conducted by London Walks, was as exciting as it was informative. Not only did the passionate and extremely knowledgeable guide, entertain with his Wilde-like wit, but he also opened up a whole new Victorian world in the heart of modern-day you’re an Oscar Wilde fan, then this walk.

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A portrait of Oscar Wilde is one of the star attractions of a new exhibition, Queer British Artwhich opened at the Tate Britain this Author: Scarlett Roitman.

A good general overview of Victorian London in the late 19th Century. I have a sneaking suspicion that the publisher pushed the Oscar Wilde angle. It's got a certain amount of the Wilde, but covers a good bit of other areas/5. Oscar Wilde came from a prominent family. While studying at Oxford in the s, he gained notice as a scholar, poseur, wit, and poet and for his devotion to the Aesthetic movement, which held that art should exist for its beauty alone.

Wilde later established himself in London’s social and artistic circles. “He was sent to the US basically as a joke, and somehow he managed to leverage it and turn it into a career,” explained Mendelssohn in a talk about Wilde’s early career ahead of a screening of The Happy Prince (), which details the end of the writer’s life, at the London Book and Screen Week.

In conversation with Culture Trip, Mendelssohn discusses the trajectory of Author: Chloe-Rose Crabtree.

Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray () and Charles Dickens’s Our Mutual Friend (), tap into concerns prevalent in late nineteenth-century novels: anxieties surrounding the globalisation and urban expansion of Victorian London. Both novels emphasise the fears of the spread of the corrupting influence of the Orient (the East.

Early Life and Education. Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was born on Octoin Dublin, Ireland. His father, William Wilde, was an acclaimed doctor Born: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: New York: Doubleday, Description: xii, pages: illustrations.

Salome (French: Salomé, pronounced) is a tragedy by Oscar original version of the play was in French. Three years later an English translation was published. The play tells in one act the Biblical story of Salome, stepdaughter of the tetrarch Herod Antipas, who, to her stepfather's dismay but to the delight of her mother Herodias, requests the head of Jokanaan Place premiered: Comédie-Parisienne, Paris.

OSCAR WILDE NYC 45 West 27th Street New York, NY () MON – sun noon – AM. Written towards the end of Wilde’s incarceration, De Profundis is bitter, seductive, hurt and passionate.

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The Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde (Selections) Oscar Wilde, First Edition. You Searched For: Assumed first ed. book in G-/G+ condition. Rubbing to the head/ tail of the spine w/ a small chipp to the head. Edge wear present to the cover w/ creasing to the top edges as well as to the upper back side of the cover.

Wear is evident along the. At the height of his success, Oscar Wilde wrote his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, which follows the life of a young man living in late nineteenth-century London.

The novel shares a similar storyline with that of Wilde’s life, as Wilde wrote it in attempt to justify his homosexuality.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Oscar Wilde (Wilde, Oscar, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Wilde, Oscar, The Ballad of Reading Gaol (Gutenberg text) Wilde, Oscar, The Birthday of the Infanta (HTML in Ireland) Wilde, Oscar, The Canterville Ghost (HTML in Ireland) Wilde, Oscar.

I t took guts for Oscar Wilde to take a man to court for calling him a homosexual — or maybe it was hubris, according to the English playwright David Hare, who wrote The Judas Kiss about Wilde.A popular perception persists of Oscar Wilde as an idle aesthete.

Is this a fair portrayal? It is a carefully cultivated image that Wilde developed. For example, when he was told to take a scene out of The Importance of Being Earnest by the actor-manager George Alexander, he replied: ‘This scene you feel is superfluous cost me terrible exhausting labour and heartrending nerve .