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The Resource 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, Emer O'Sullivan

Label
The fall of the house of Wilde : Oscar Wilde and his family
Title
The fall of the house of Wilde
Title remainder
Oscar Wilde and his family
Statement of responsibility
Emer O'Sullivan
Title variation
Oscar Wilde and his family
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A first-ever biography of Oscar Wilde that places him within the context of his family and social and historical milieu finally tells the whole story of one of the most prominent characters of the late 19th century whose trial for indecency heralded decadence's demise - and his own,"--NoveList
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
PNX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Sullivan, Emer
Dewey number
  • 828.809
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
  • PR5810
  • PR5823
LC item number
.O694 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wilde, Oscar
  • Wilde, Oscar
  • Wilde
  • Wilde, W. R.
  • Authors, Irish
  • Women revolutionaries
  • Revolutionaries
  • Physicians
Label
The fall of the house of Wilde : Oscar Wilde and his family, Emer O'Sullivan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 445-476) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Roots -- Lust for knowledge -- Patron-cum-scholar -- Rising high -- The bourgeois rebel -- Flirtations, father figures and femmes fatales -- Marriage -- Merrion Square -- The Wildean missionary zeal -- Wider horizons -- Open house -- 1864: the end of bliss -- Honour and ignominy -- Love, hatred and revenge: the 'great libel case' -- Times are changing -- More highs, more blows -- Transience and poetry -- The unravelling -- Dabbling with options and ideas -- Openings and closings -- Literary Bohemia -- Divergent paths -- Looking to America -- 'Mr Oscar Wilde is "not such a fool as he looks"' -- Marriage: a gold band sliced in half -- 'The crushes' -- Aesthetic living -- Momentous changes -- Colonial resistance -- The Picture of Dorian Grey: a 'tale with moral' -- 'It is personalities, not principles that move the age' -- High life, low life and little literary life -- Salomé: the breaking of taboos -- 'Truly you are a starling' -- Fatal affairs -- An un-ideal husband -- Letting rip -- 'It is said that passion makes one think in a circle' -- Facing fate -- Impotent silence -- The 'disgraced' name -- Author of a legend -- 'We all come out of prison as sensitive as children' -- 'I have fiddled too often on the string of doom' -- 'I am really in the gutter'
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xii, 495 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781608199877
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)958881060
Label
The fall of the house of Wilde : Oscar Wilde and his family, Emer O'Sullivan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 445-476) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Roots -- Lust for knowledge -- Patron-cum-scholar -- Rising high -- The bourgeois rebel -- Flirtations, father figures and femmes fatales -- Marriage -- Merrion Square -- The Wildean missionary zeal -- Wider horizons -- Open house -- 1864: the end of bliss -- Honour and ignominy -- Love, hatred and revenge: the 'great libel case' -- Times are changing -- More highs, more blows -- Transience and poetry -- The unravelling -- Dabbling with options and ideas -- Openings and closings -- Literary Bohemia -- Divergent paths -- Looking to America -- 'Mr Oscar Wilde is "not such a fool as he looks"' -- Marriage: a gold band sliced in half -- 'The crushes' -- Aesthetic living -- Momentous changes -- Colonial resistance -- The Picture of Dorian Grey: a 'tale with moral' -- 'It is personalities, not principles that move the age' -- High life, low life and little literary life -- Salomé: the breaking of taboos -- 'Truly you are a starling' -- Fatal affairs -- An un-ideal husband -- Letting rip -- 'It is said that passion makes one think in a circle' -- Facing fate -- Impotent silence -- The 'disgraced' name -- Author of a legend -- 'We all come out of prison as sensitive as children' -- 'I have fiddled too often on the string of doom' -- 'I am really in the gutter'
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xii, 495 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781608199877
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)958881060

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