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The Fall of the House of Wilde: Oscar Wilde and His Family - Emer O'Sullivan
The Fall of the House of Wilde: Oscar Wilde and His Family
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Oscar Wilde owed his most outstanding characteristics - his precocious intellectualism, his flamboyance, his hedonism, his recklessness, his pride, his sense of superiority, his liberal sexual values - to his parents. Oscar's mother, Lady Jane Wilde, rose to prominence as a political journalist,... show more
Oscar Wilde owed his most outstanding characteristics - his precocious intellectualism, his flamboyance, his hedonism, his recklessness, his pride, his sense of superiority, his liberal sexual values - to his parents. Oscar's mother, Lady Jane Wilde, rose to prominence as a political journalist, advocating in 1848 a rebellion against colonialism. Proud, involved and
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781608199877 (1608199878)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Press
Pages no: 512
Edition language: English
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3.5 The Fall of the House of Wilde / Emer O'Sullivan
Not the easiest book to read, but it does provide a comprehensive view of Oscar Wilde and his family. And the author is correct, you don’t really understand Oscar the man without the backdrop of his famous family.Unfortunately, I went into this expecting to adore Mr. O. Wilde, but I came away with m...
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