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Title:
The secret life of Oscar Wilde
Author:
McKenna, Neil.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Basic Books, [2005]

©2005
Physical Description:
xiv, 539 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of illustrations : illustrations ; 25 cm
General Note:
Originally published: London : Century, 2003.
Language:
English
Contents:
May 1895 -- Wonder and remorse -- Tea and beauties -- A little in love -- Nothing but my genius -- Freedom from sordid care -- The marriage cure -- Against nature -- An ideal wife -- Playing with fire -- Mad and coloured loves -- Poets and lovers -- Æolian harps -- Spiritualised sodomy -- Shadow and song -- John and Dorian -- Scarlet threads -- Outlawed noblemen -- Apples of Sodom -- Wild and terrible music -- Strange green flowers -- Hyacinth and narcissus -- Gay, gilt and gracious -- Prophets and priests -- For love or money -- Feasting with panthers -- The madness of kisses -- Brazen candour -- A pugilist of unsound mind -- A schoolboy with wonderful eyes -- On a gilded barge -- The scarlet marquis -- The boys on the beach -- The arsenic flower -- Love's sacrifice -- Passionate fauns -- Hideous words -- Raking piccadilly -- Vexed and persecuted lovers -- Fighting with panthers -- So very ugly -- Kill the bugger! -- Oscar at bay -- The love that dares to speak its name -- A foul and dark latrine -- Bitter waters -- From the depths -- Comfort and despair -- Two outcast men -- A joy-song.
ISBN:
9780465044382
Format :
Book