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Author: Oscar Wilde; Matthew Hofer; Gary Scharnhorst
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This comprehensive and authoritative collection of Oscar Wilde's American interviews affords readers a fresh look at the making of a literary legend. Better known in 1882 as a cultural icon than a serious writer (at twenty-six years old, he had by then published just one volume of poems), Wilde was brought to North America for a major lecture tour on Aestheticism and the decorative arts that was organized to
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Oscar Wilde in America
(DLC) 2009015053
Named Person: Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Wilde; Matthew Hofer; Gary Scharnhorst
ISBN: 9780252092886 0252092880 1283017679 9781283017671 9786613017673 6613017671
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 762438004
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: "Oscar Wilde's arrival," New York World --
"Oscar Wilde," New York Evening Post --
"Our New York letter," Philadelphia Inquirer --
"The theories of a poet," New York Tribune --
"The science of the beautiful," New York World --
"A talk with Wilde," Philadelphia Press --
"The aesthetic bard," Philadelphia Inquirer --
"What Oscar has to say," Baltimore American --
"Wilde and Forbes," New York Herald --
"An interview with the poet," Albany Argus --
"Oscar Wild," Boston Herald --
"The aesthetic apostle," Boston Globe --
Lilian Whiting, "They will show him," Chicago Inter-Ocean --
"A man of culture rare," --
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle --
"Wilde sees the falls," Buffalo Express --
"The apostle of art," Chicago Inter-Ocean --
"Truly aesthetic," Chicago Inter-Ocean --
"Wilde," Cleveland Leader --
"With Mr. Oscar Wild," Cincinnati Gazette --
"Oscar Wilde," Cincinnati Enquirer --
"Utterly utter," St. Louis Post-Dispatch --
"Speranza's gifted son," St. Louis Globe-Democrat --
"Oscar as he is, " St. Louis Republican --
"Oscar Wilde," Chicago Tribune --
"Philosophical Oscar," Chicago Times --
"David and Oscar," Chicago Tribune --
"Oscar Wilde in Omaha," Omaha Weekly Herald --
"Oscar Wilde: an interview with the apostle of aestheticism," San Francisco Examiner --
"Oscar Wilde's views," San Francisco Morning Call --
"Lo! the aesthete," San Francisco Chronicle --
"Oscar arrives," Sacramento Record-Union --
Mary Watson, "Oscar Wilde at home," San Francisco Examiner --
"Oscar Wilde," Salt Lake Herald --
"Oscar Wilde," Denver Rocky Mountain News --
"Art and aesthetics," Denver Tribune --
"What Mr. Wilde says about himself," Manchester Examiner and Times --
"Aesthetic: an interesting interview with Oscar Wilde," Dayton Daily Democrat --
"Oscar Wilde's return," New York World --
"Oscar Wilde in Montreal," Montreal Witness --
"Oscar Wilde: the arch-aesthete on aestheticism," Montreal Star --
"Oscar Wilde," Toronto Globe --
"The aesthete at the art exhibition," Toronto Globe --
"Oscar Wilde talks of Texas," --
New Orleans Picayune --
"Oscar Wilde: arrival of the great aesthete," Atlanta Constitution --
"Oscar dear, Oscar dear!" Charleston News and Courier --
"Loveliness and politeness," New York Sun --
"The apostle of beauty in Nova Scotia," Halifax Morning Herald --
"Oscar Wilde thoroughly exhausted," New York Tribune --
Appendix. Wilde's lecture "Impressions of America."
Responsibility: edited by Matthew Hofer and Gary Scharnhorst.


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"A generous and welcome sampling."--New York Review of Books "Highly recommended."--Choice "[A] rewarding, absorbing, and necessary book."--The Gay and Lesbian Review "Wilde was a source of Read more...

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