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Oscar Wilde as a Character in Victorian Fiction

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This book documents how Oscar Wilde was appropriated as a fictional character by no less than thirty-two of his contemporaries. Focusing on Wilde’s relationships with many of these writers, Kingston examines and critiques ‘Wildean’ portraits by such celebrated authors as Joseph Conrad, Arthur Conan Doyle, Henry James, George Bernard Shaw and Bram Stoker, as well as some le ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published December 15th 2007 by Palgrave Macmillan
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Angela Kingston is a writer and teacher with a PhD in English from the University of Adelaide. She has published internationally on English literature, most notably on the work of Oscar Wilde and his contemporaries. Her non-fiction book Oscar Wilde as a Character in Victorian Fiction was published by Palgrave Macmillan (New York) in 2007. Angela is currently working on a literary mystery novel, pr ...more
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