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Author Fitzsimons, Eleanor, author.

Title Wilde's women : how Oscar Wilde was shaped by the women he knew / Eleanor Fitzsimons.

Publication Info. New York : Overlook Duckworth, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    828 Wilde,O FIT    Available
Description 372 pages ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent.
unmediated rdamedia.
volume rdacarrier.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- The real Mrs Erlynne -- The precocious Miss Elgee -- Taming Speranza -- Lost sisters and an earlier libel trial -- The sweetest years -- Tea and beauties -- How different an actress is! -- The paradise for women -- The revolutionary and the duchess -- Speranza's Saturdays -- Married life -- Entering the woman's world -- Stories for girls -- In the footsteps of Ouida -- The perfect Salome -- Deadly serious social comedies -- A less than ideal husband -- The wittiest women in the world -- Death must be so beautiful -- Not much to laugh about -- The world rings with his infamy -- Epilogue: a Wilde legacy.
Subject Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 -- Relations with women.
Authors, Irish -- 19th century -- Biography.
ISBN 9781468312669

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