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Thema: »Oscar Wilde«

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde
(* 16. Oktober 1854 in Dblin; † 30. November 1900 ) war ein schwuler irischer Schriftsteller.
Als Lyriker, Romanautor, Dramatiker und Kritiker wurde er zu einem der bekanntesten Schriftsteller seiner Zeit, wegen so genannter homosexueller Unzucht (gross indecency) wurde er zu zwei Jahren Zuchthaus mit harter Zwangsarbeit verurteilt. Nach seiner Entlassung lebte er verarmt in Paris, wo er im Alter von 46 Jahren starb.

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Emer O'Sullivan: The Fall of the House of Wilde

Emer O'Sullivan: The Fall of the House of Wilde

Oscar Wilde and His Family. UK 2017, 512 pp., brochure, € 14.95
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Bloomsbury
Oscar Wilde owed his most outstanding characteristics - his intellectualism, his flamboyance, his hedonism, his pride, his sense of superiority, his liberal sexual values - to his parents. Oscar’s mother, Lady Jane Wilde, rose to prominence as a political journalist. She passed on her infectious delight in the art of living to Oscar, who imbibed it greedily. His father was ... Weiterlesen

David M. Friedman: Wilde in America

David M. Friedman: Wilde in America

Oscar Wilde and the Invention of Modern Celebrity. USA 2014, 304 pp. illustrated, hardcover, € 29.99
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W. W. Norton
In 1882, Oscar Wilde, a 27-year-old genius at least by his own reckoning arrived in New York. The young gay man had made such a spectacle of himself in London with his eccentric fashion sense, acerbic wit, and extravagant passion for art and home design that Gilbert and Sullivan wrote an operetta lampooning him. He was hired to go to ... Weiterlesen

Jörg Meyer-Böthling: Dorian - Volume 2

Jörg Meyer-Böthling: Dorian - Volume 2

UK 2014, 68 pp., brochure, € 14.95
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The second volume of a comic book about Dorian, an art student, who signs a modeling contract and becomes a product in the world of advertising and a victim of Munich's chiceria. Unable to turn back to his original ideals he turns into a sociopath and killer. A graphic novel in 2 volumes, loosely based on Oscar Wilde's »The Picture ... Weiterlesen

Jörg Meyer-Böthling: Dorian - Volume 1

Jörg Meyer-Böthling: Dorian - Volume 1

UK 2014, 68 pp., brochure, € 14.95
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Dorian, an art student signs a modeling contract. He becomes a product in the world of advertising and a victim of Munich's chiceria. Unable to turn back to his original ideals he turns into a sociopath and killer. A graphic novel in 2 volumes, loosely based on Oscar Wilde's »The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Mitzi Szereto: The Wilde Passions of Dorian Gray

Mitzi Szereto: The Wilde Passions of Dorian Gray

USA 2013, 228 pp., pb., € 19.95
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Cleis
Inspired by Oscar Wilde's classic novel »The Picture of Dorian Gray«, Mitzi Szereto's »Wilde Passions of Dorian Gray« continues where Wilde left off with the Faustian tale of a man of eternal youth and great physical beauty who lives a life of corruption, decadence and hedonism. The story begins in the bordellos of Jazz-age Paris, moving to the opium dens ... Weiterlesen

Gyles Brandreth: Oscar Wilde and the Murders at Reading Gaol

Gyles Brandreth: Oscar Wilde and the Murders at Reading Gaol

UK 2013, 326 pp., brochure, € 14.95
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Hodder and Stoughton - Oscar Wilde Murder Mysteries 6
Yet each man kills the thing he loves ... It is 1897, Dieppe, Oscar Wilde, poet, playwright, novelist, raconteur and ex-convict, has fled the country after his release from Reading Gaol. Tonight he is sharing a drink and the story of his cruel imprisonment with a mysterious stranger. He has endured a harsh prison regime, yet even in the midst ... Weiterlesen

Franny Moyle: Constance

Franny Moyle: Constance

The Tragic and Scandalous Life of Mrs Oscar Wilde. UK 2012, 374 pp. with numerous photographs, brochure, € 13.95
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John Murray
In the spring of 1895 Constance Wilde - popular children's author, fashion icon and leading campaigner for women's rights - found her life changed beyond all recognition. Up until the conviction of her husband, Oscar, for homosexual crimes, she as part of a gilded couple had held a privileged position in society. A founding member of the magical society the ... Weiterlesen

Gyles Brandreth: Oscar Wilde and the Vatican Murders

Gyles Brandreth: Oscar Wilde and the Vatican Murders

Uk 2012, 325 pp., brochure, € 14.95
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Hodder and Stoughton  - Oscar Wilde Murder Mysteries 5
Arthur Conan Doyle's rest cure at the spa at Bad Homburg does not go as planned. When he and his friend Oscar Wilde make a series of macabre discoveries amongst his fan mail - including an entire severed hand - the game is once more afoot. The trail leads to Rome, to the very heart of the Vatican. In a ... Weiterlesen

Oscar Wilde: The Uncensored Picture of Dorian Gray

Oscar Wilde: The Uncensored Picture of Dorian Gray

USA 2011, 260 pp., brochure, € 17.95
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Belknap Harvard
»The Picture of Dorian Gray« altered the way Victorians understood the world they inhabited. It heralded the end of a repressive Victorianism, and after its publication, literature had a different look. Yet the »Dorian Gray« that Victorians never knew was even more daring than the novel the British press condemned as »vulgar«, »unclean«, »poisonous«, »discreditable«, and »a sham«. Now, more ... Weiterlesen

Dirk Schulz: Setting the Record Queer

Dirk Schulz: Setting the Record Queer

D 2011, 274 S., Broschur, € 34.64
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The author rethinks Oscar Wilde's »The Picture of Dorian Gray« and Virginia Woolf's »Mrs. Dalloway« in this book. »To define is to limit«, Lord Henry states, and Mrs. Dalloway »would not say of anyone that they were this or that«. Why then are the respective novels mostly read - and in recent adaptions rewritten - in denial of their genuinely ... Weiterlesen

Nicholas Frankel (ed.): Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray

Nicholas Frankel (ed.): Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray

An Annotated, Uncensored Edition. USA 2011, 295 pp. illustrated, hardbound, € 39.95
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Harvard University Press
»The Picture of Dorian Gray« altered the way Victorians understood the world they inhabited. It heralded the end of a repressive Victorianism, and after its publication, literature had a different look. Yet the »Dorian Gray« that Victorians never knew was even more daring than the novel the British press condemned as »vulgar«, »unclean«, »poisonous«, »discreditable«, and »a sham«. Now, more ... Weiterlesen

Jon Macy: Teleny and Camille

Jon Macy: Teleny and Camille

USA 2010, 240 pp., brochure, € 29.99
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Northwest
Jon Macy, longtime contributor to gay comics publications has adapted a moving and erotic gay love story from Oscar Wilde’s classic »Teleny«. Camille, a wealthy young gentleman in Victorian London, falls in love with the handsome and mesmerizing pianist Teleny. While Teleny performs on stage, the two star-crossed lovers discover they share a psychic link in the form of an ... Weiterlesen

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