Oscar Wilde and Modern Culture: The Making of a Legend
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BeschreibungO"scar Wilde and Modern Culture: The Making of a Legend "explores the meteoric rise, sudden fall, and legendary resurgence of an immensely influential writer's reputation from his hectic 1881 American lecture tour to recent Hollywood adaptations of his dramas. This volume reveals why, more than a hundred years after his demise, Wilde's value in the academic world, the auction house, and the entertainment industry stands higher than that of any modern writer.
PortraitJoseph Bristow is a professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles. His recent books include the variorum edition of Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Fin-de-Siecle Poem: English Literary Culture and the 1890s.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: OHIO UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2009
Seitenanzahl: 355 Seiten