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Oscar Wilde: A Life in Letters


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Oscar Wilde: A Life in Letters - Holland, Merlin (Editor)
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Of all 19th-century letter writers, Oscar Wilde is among the greatest. Revealing him at his sparkling, spontaneous, fluent best, these letters bear that most familiar of Wildean hallmarks -- the lightest of touches for the most serious of subjects. He comments openly on his life and his work, from the early years of undergraduate friendship, through his year-long lecture tour in America as a striving young "Professor of Aesthetics," to the short period of fame and success in the early 1890s when he corresponded with many ...

Oscar Wilde: A Life in Letters 2007, Carroll & Graf Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780786719075