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Authors in Context: Oscar Wilde

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Wit, dandy, literary anarchist, self-publicist, and homosexual martyr, Oscar Wilde achieved fame and notoriety at a time when mass culture and communication promoted the 'new' in every area of British life. This edition, part of Oxford's new Authors in Context series, examines the rich interplay between Wilde's society and his writings and shows the remarkable recontextual ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published February 26th 2009 by Oxford University Press (first published June 26th 2003)
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An excellent resource which superbly discusses Wilde's works within their social, literary and historical events, covering a wide range of themes and subjects.
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Oscar Wilde? Interesting. This book? Not so much. Bargain bin bios are a crapshoot.
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