Oscar Wilde: A Plea and Reminiscence

Oscar Wilde A Plea and Reminiscence In Lord Alfred Douglas wrote an article for the Mercure de France but it was withdrawn and never published His original manuscript was lost but a manuscript copy of the French translation was

  • Title: Oscar Wilde: A Plea and Reminiscence
  • Author: Alfred Bruce Douglas Caspar Wintermans
  • ISBN: 9080731412
  • Page: 138
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In 1895, Lord Alfred Douglas wrote an article for the Mercure de France, but it was withdrawn and never published His original manuscript was lost, but a manuscript copy of the French translation was found, retranslated into English, and published here for the first time, along with Douglas s reminiscences of Wilde s last years in Paris Introduced and annotated by CasparIn 1895, Lord Alfred Douglas wrote an article for the Mercure de France, but it was withdrawn and never published His original manuscript was lost, but a manuscript copy of the French translation was found, retranslated into English, and published here for the first time, along with Douglas s reminiscences of Wilde s last years in Paris Introduced and annotated by Caspar Wintermans.

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    1. This book is hard to track down. I wish it were more widely available. Lord Alfred Douglas believed his passionate article would change the public perception of Oscar Wilde and might help secure and early release for him. He was a bit out of touch with the thinking of the public. People like Oscar and himself, as artists, should be given more leeway to behave in ways that do not conform with society's expectations, he argues. His railings against English hypocrisy would not have won him friends [...]

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