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    Reading Wilde: Querying Spaces (Hardback) By (author) Marvin J. Taylor, By (author) Carolyn Dever

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    DescriptionOne hundred years ago, in the London of the elderly Queen Victoria, the trials of Oscar Wilde offered the court of public opinion its first opportunity to debate the ethics of homosexuality; unfortunately for Wilde, his trials offered the nation's legal system the same opportunity. Oscar Wilde-Novelist, poet, playwright, aesthete, reputed homosexual, enigma-was tried and convicted of practicing indecent acts and sentenced to two years of hard labor, dying less than three years after his release. Reading Wilde commemorates the centenary of the Wilde trials by returning to the many sites visited, and profoundly changed, by Oscar Wilde. The essays trace his powerful impact in the aesthetic, political, spiritual, and moral circles if late Victorian England.


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    Title
    Reading Wilde
    Subtitle
    Querying Spaces
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marvin J. Taylor, By (author) Carolyn Dever
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 92
    Width: 184 mm
    Height: 214 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 204 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780814726013
    ISBN 10: 0814726011
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    BIC subject category V2: DSBF, DSK
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    BIC E4L: LIT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004120
    DC22: 828/.809
    B&T Approval Code: C25109232
    DC22: 828.809
    B&T General Subject: 495
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC classification: PR5824.R42, PR5824 .R42 1995
    Thema V1.0: DSK, DSBF
    Publisher
    New York University Press
    Imprint name
    New York University Press
    Publication date
    30 September 1995
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "Austism and the Myth of the Person Alone is one of those rare professional books that causes one to pause and consider what it tells us about our literature, our field, and, perhaps, ourselves...Biklen has given us a fascinating, thoughtful and, most important, essential book by including insights, experiences, and perspectives of individuals with autism to add to the canon."-"American Association on Mental Retardation",