Oscariana

Oscariana

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Published to follow the release of the new movie of Wilde's life, starring Stephen Fry, this collection displays Wilde's fabulous verbal dexterity. Based on two books published during his lifetime - The Maxims of Oscar Wilde and Oscariana - this will be a beautifully designed pastiche of a 19th century "Wit and Wisdom" including illustrations from the Yellow Book.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 112 pages
  • 120 x 193 x 15mm | 209g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • ORION
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752810405
  • 9780752810409

About Oscar Wilde

Stephen Calloway is Associate Curator of paintings at the Victoria and Albert Museum. He travels all over the world lecturing on the 1890s. He is a world expert on the art of Aubrey Beardsley and is the Curator of a major exhibition to be staged at the V&A on the work of Beardsley in 1998. Most recently he was consultant on the film The Portrait of a Lady directed by Jane Campion and starring Nicole Kidman and John Malkovich. David Colvin is a man of many talents all of which he employs to the full. He lectures in the history of art; designs books for his own press, Cypher; designs costumes for the Mermaid Theatre and National Theatre; contributes photographs to the Architectual Association library and writes, mainly on the literary characters of the 19th century.show more

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