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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
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Sullivan, Emer
Dewey number
828.809
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
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
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 at 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 Gray : a 'tale with a 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' -- Epilogue
Control code
19217539
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 495 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781408830116
Lccn
2016438512
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn952457750
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
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 at 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 Gray : a 'tale with a 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' -- Epilogue
Control code
19217539
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 495 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781408830116
Lccn
2016438512
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn952457750

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