Oscar Wilde As A Character In Victorian Fiction by A. KingstonOscar Wilde As A Character In Victorian Fiction by A. Kingston

Oscar Wilde As A Character In Victorian Fiction

byA. Kingston

Hardcover | January 28, 2008

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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, including such celebrated writers as Joseph Conrad, Arthur Conan Doyle, Henry James, George Bernard Shaw and Bram Stoker.
ANGELA KINGSTON is a freelance writer and researcher based in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
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Title:Oscar Wilde As A Character In Victorian FictionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.88 inPublished:January 28, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230600239

ISBN - 13:9780230600232

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Aesthete (1877-1890) Decadent (1891-1895) Pariah (1896-1900) Oscar Wilde as a Character in Fiction (1900-2003)

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"This book fills an important gap in the field. Kingston brings together a broad range of works that reflect Wilde's influence during his lifetime and well beyond. Its genre of annotated-bibliography-as-narrative stands as engaged criticism, contributing greatly to our knowledge of both the artist as critic and critic as artist. This is not straightforward biography, but rigorous textual analysis that broadens our understanding of Wilde as author and cultural subject." - Frederick Roden, University of Connecticut