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The Resource Oscar Wilde in context, edited by Kerry Powell and Peter Raby, (electronic book)

Oscar Wilde in context, edited by Kerry Powell and Peter Raby, (electronic book)

Label
Oscar Wilde in context
Title
Oscar Wilde in context
Statement of responsibility
edited by Kerry Powell and Peter Raby
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Concise and illuminating articles explore Oscar Wilde's life and work in the context of the turbulent landscape of his time
Member of
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
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Powell, Kerry
Dewey number
828/.809
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PR5824
LC item number
.O83 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Raby, Peter
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  • English literature
  • Wilde, Oscar
  • Wilde, Oscar
Label
Oscar Wilde in context, edited by Kerry Powell and Peter Raby, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 384-391) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An appreciation: Oscar Wilde: the art of the somdomite / Mark Ravenhill -- Part I. Placing Wilde. -- Son and parents: Speranza and Sir William Wilde / Sean Ryder -- Wilde's Dublin; Dublin's Wilde / Jerusha McCormack -- Oxford, Hellenism, male friendship / Philip E. Smith II -- An aesthete in America / Leon Litvack -- Wilde's London / Matt Cook -- Wilde and Paris / John Stokes -- Part II. Aesthetic and Critical Contexts. -- Oscar Wilde's poetic traditions: from Aristophanes's Clouds to The Ballad of Reading Gaol / Joseph Bristow -- William Morris and the House Beautiful / Marcus Waithe -- Wilde and British art / Richard Dorment -- Aubrey Beardsley and Salome / Susan Owens -- Between two worlds and beyond them: John Ruskin and Walter Pater / John Paul Riquelme -- Oscar Wilde, Henry James and the fate of aestheticism / Michèle Mendelssohn -- Style at the fin de siècle: aestheticist, decadent, symbolist / Ellis Hanson -- Poisoned by a book: the lethal aura of The Picture of Dorian Gray / Peter Raby -- Rewriting farce / Kerry Powell -- Bernard Shaw and 'Hibernian drama' / Anthony Roche -- Wilde, the fairy tales and the oral tradition / Jarlath Killeen -- Part III. Cultural and Historical Contexts: Ideas, Iterations, Innovations. -- Oscar Wilde's crime and punishment: fictions, facts and questions / Merlin Holland -- Wilde and evolution / David Clifford -- Dandyism and late Victorian masculinity / James Eli Adams -- Oscar Wilde and the New Woman / Margaret D. Stetz -- Oscar Wilde and socialism / Josephine M. Guy -- Wilde and Christ / Jan-Melissa Schramm -- Aestheticism / Ruth Livesey -- Journalism / Mark W. Turner -- The censorship of the stage: writing on the edge of the allowed / Helen Freshwater -- Feminism / Barbara Caine -- Wilde and the law / Harry Cocks -- Part IV. Reception and Afterlives. -- Reception and performance history of The Importance of Being Earnest / Joseph Donohue -- Reception and performance history of Wilde's society plays / Sos Eltis -- A short history of Salome / Steven Price -- Wilde and stage design: some deductions, appraisals and selected instances / Richard Cave -- Wilde life: Oscar on film / Oliver S. Buckton -- Wilde and performativity / Lynn Voskuil -- Wilde and his editors / Russell Jackson -- Wilde's texts, contexts and 'The Portrait of Mr. W.H.' / Ian Small
Control code
99980112229
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiv, 402 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139060103
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9781316647585
Other physical details
illustrations, map.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Oscar Wilde in context, edited by Kerry Powell and Peter Raby, (electronic book)
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 384-391) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An appreciation: Oscar Wilde: the art of the somdomite / Mark Ravenhill -- Part I. Placing Wilde. -- Son and parents: Speranza and Sir William Wilde / Sean Ryder -- Wilde's Dublin; Dublin's Wilde / Jerusha McCormack -- Oxford, Hellenism, male friendship / Philip E. Smith II -- An aesthete in America / Leon Litvack -- Wilde's London / Matt Cook -- Wilde and Paris / John Stokes -- Part II. Aesthetic and Critical Contexts. -- Oscar Wilde's poetic traditions: from Aristophanes's Clouds to The Ballad of Reading Gaol / Joseph Bristow -- William Morris and the House Beautiful / Marcus Waithe -- Wilde and British art / Richard Dorment -- Aubrey Beardsley and Salome / Susan Owens -- Between two worlds and beyond them: John Ruskin and Walter Pater / John Paul Riquelme -- Oscar Wilde, Henry James and the fate of aestheticism / Michèle Mendelssohn -- Style at the fin de siècle: aestheticist, decadent, symbolist / Ellis Hanson -- Poisoned by a book: the lethal aura of The Picture of Dorian Gray / Peter Raby -- Rewriting farce / Kerry Powell -- Bernard Shaw and 'Hibernian drama' / Anthony Roche -- Wilde, the fairy tales and the oral tradition / Jarlath Killeen -- Part III. Cultural and Historical Contexts: Ideas, Iterations, Innovations. -- Oscar Wilde's crime and punishment: fictions, facts and questions / Merlin Holland -- Wilde and evolution / David Clifford -- Dandyism and late Victorian masculinity / James Eli Adams -- Oscar Wilde and the New Woman / Margaret D. Stetz -- Oscar Wilde and socialism / Josephine M. Guy -- Wilde and Christ / Jan-Melissa Schramm -- Aestheticism / Ruth Livesey -- Journalism / Mark W. Turner -- The censorship of the stage: writing on the edge of the allowed / Helen Freshwater -- Feminism / Barbara Caine -- Wilde and the law / Harry Cocks -- Part IV. Reception and Afterlives. -- Reception and performance history of The Importance of Being Earnest / Joseph Donohue -- Reception and performance history of Wilde's society plays / Sos Eltis -- A short history of Salome / Steven Price -- Wilde and stage design: some deductions, appraisals and selected instances / Richard Cave -- Wilde life: Oscar on film / Oliver S. Buckton -- Wilde and performativity / Lynn Voskuil -- Wilde and his editors / Russell Jackson -- Wilde's texts, contexts and 'The Portrait of Mr. W.H.' / Ian Small
Control code
99980112229
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiv, 402 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139060103
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9781316647585
Other physical details
illustrations, map.
Specific material designation
remote

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