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Oscar Wilde and myself

by Alfred Bruce Douglas

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Published by Duffield & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Man-woman relationships,
  • Gay men,
  • Trials,
  • Male Homosexuality,
  • Imprisonment,
  • Irish Authors,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lord Alfred Douglas ; with portrait of the author and thirteen other portraits and illustrations, also fac-simile letters
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5823 .D6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 306 pages, 14 unnumbered leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26276070M

    This is a bibliography of works by Oscar Wilde, a late-Victorian Irish writer. Chiefly remembered today as a playwright, especially for The Importance of Being Earnest, and as the author of The Picture of Dorian Gray; Wilde's oeuvre includes criticism, poetry, children's fiction, and a large selection of reviews, lectures and private correspondence has also been Articles↙: 4. A popular perception persists of Oscar Wilde as an idle aesthete. Is this a fair portrayal? It is a carefully cultivated image that Wilde developed. For example, when he was told to take a scene out of The Importance of Being Earnest by the actor-manager George Alexander, he replied: ‘This scene you feel is superfluous cost me terrible exhausting labour and heartrending nerve .

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Douglas, Alfred Bruce, Oscar Wilde and myself. London: J. Long, © (OCoLC) Named Person. Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Douglas, Alfred Bruce, Lord, Oscar Wilde and myself. New York, Duffield & Co.

      Oscar: A Life by Matthew Sturgis – review A fastidious new biography of Oscar Wilde delves into letters and a libel trial transcript to give a . De Profundis Oscar Wilde. De Profundis Lyrics I must say to myself that I ruined myself, and that nobody great or small can be ruined except by his own hand. I am quite ready to say so.


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Douglas wrote Oscar Wilde and Myself in defense of himself after learning of Wilde's 50, word letter De Profundis.

Douglas was, quite obviously, so enraged at how he had been recalled by Oscar Wilde and myself book in De Profundis - as vain and shallow - that he felt it necessary to attempt to utterly shred Wilde in any and every conceivable manner/5.

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Oscar Wilde and Myself [Douglas, Alfred Bruce] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Oscar Wilde and Myself5/5(2). Lord Alfred Bruce Douglas (22 October – 20 March ), nicknamed Bosie, was a British author, poet, translator, and political commentator, better known as the friend and lover of Oscar Wilde.

Much of his early poetry was Uranian in theme, though he tended, later in life, to distance himself from both Wilde's influence and his own role as a Uranian by: 8. In this book, Intentions (), Wilde revised his dialogues on aesthetic subjects for publication in this volume, which comprises: The Critic as Artist The Decay of Lying Pen, Pencil and Poison The Truth of MasksPages: : Oscar wilde and myself.

Skip to main content. Try Prime All Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Best Sellers. Oscar Wilde and myself by Lord Alfred Bruce Douglas; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Authors, Irish, Biography, English Poets, Irish authors, Poets, English, Relations with men, Oscar Wilde (); Places: London; People: Alfred Bruce Douglas Lord (), Oscar Wilde (); Times: 19th century, 20th.

Books by Alfred Bruce Douglas (Author of Oscar Wilde And Myself) Alfred Bruce Douglas has 40 books on Goodreads with ratings. Alfred Bruce Douglas’s most popular book is The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Alfred Bruce Douglas has 40 books on Goodreads with ratings. Oscar Wilde’s literary reputation rests largely on his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray () and on his masterful comedies of manners Lady Windermere’s Fan () and The Importance of Being Earnest ().

He was also known for his wit, his flamboyance, and his trials and jail sentence for homosexual acts. Lord Alfred Bruce Douglas (22 October – 20 March ) was a British poet and journalist best known as the lover of Oscar Wilde. While studying at Oxford, he edited an undergraduate journal, The Spirit Lamp, which carried a homoerotic subtext, and met Wilde, with whom he started a close but stormy relationship.

Douglas' father, the Marquess of Queensberry, Education: Winchester College, Wixenford School. Oscar Wilde and myself (). By: Lord Alfred Douglas (illustrated): Lord Alfred Bruce Douglas (22 October. 20 March ), nicknamed Bosie, known as the friend and lover of Oscar Wilde.

Paperback – August 6, /5(2). Books Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis – one of the greatest love letters ever written Written towards the end of Wilde’s incarceration, De. The text in  Oscar Wilde and Myself  written by Lord Alfred Douglas is in the public domain.

However, this digital book is not in the public domain. All rights are reserved by VICTORIA INSTITUTIONS.

All books published by  VICTORIA INSTITUTIONS  can be . OSCAR WILDE AND MYSELF. by DOUGLAS, Lord Alfred. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Oscar Wilde and Myself (), largely ghost-written by T.

Crosland, vindictively reacted to Douglas's discovery that De Profundis was addressed to him and defensively tried to distance him from Wilde's scandalous en: Cyril Holland, Vyvyan Holland. Oscar Wilde was a playwright, novelist, poet and celebrity in late nineteenth century London.

His flamboyant dress, cutting wit and eccentric lifestyle often put him at odds with the social norms. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook.

Classical Guitar & Beyond. Full text of "Oscar Wilde and myself" See other formats. Lord Alfred Douglas wrote two books about his relationship with Wilde: Oscar Wilde and Myself (), largely ghost-written by T.W.H.

Crosland, vindictively reacted to Douglas's discovery that De Profundis was addressed to him and defensively tried to distance him from Wilde's scandalous reputation. Both authors later regretted their work. Salome (French: Salomé, pronounced) is a tragedy by Oscar original version of the play was in French.

Three years later an English translation was published. The play tells in one act the Biblical story of Salome, stepdaughter of the tetrarch Herod Antipas, who, to her stepfather's dismay but to the delight of her mother Herodias, requests the head of Jokanaan Place premiered: Comédie-Parisienne, Paris.

Oscar Wilde portrait in is from Wikimedia and is in the public domain. (Great thanks to Sydney Sprague whose email query led QI to formulate this question and perform this exploration.

Thanks also to Benjamin Dreyer who tweeted two months ago that the quotation was not crafted by Oscar Wilde. Books. Review. Review A professional critic’s assessment of a service, product, performance, or artistic or literary work.

Surprising influences on Oscar Wilde’s greatest works. Oscar Wilde and Myself by Lord Alfred Douglas All these books are can be downloaded from VICTORIA INSTITUTIONS' Website also.

Please note that the books can be used freely for a limited number of days.and the children fled. "My own garden is my own garden," said the Giant, "anyone can understand that, and I will allow nobody to play in it but myself." Oscar Wilde's classic tale of forgiveness is one of the most beautiful stories in the English language.

With gorgeous illustrations, this is a book for the whole family to treasure.4/5(10).