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Declaring His Genius

Oscar Wilde in North America

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$26.95 • £21.95 • €24.50

ISBN 9780674066960

Publication Date: 01/07/2013

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264 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

27 halftones

Belknap Press

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Too Too Utterly Utter
  • 2. More Wonderful Than Dickens
  • 3. Those Who Dawnce Don’t Dine
  • 4 What Would Thoreau Have Said to My Hat-Box!
  • 5. No Well-Behaved River Ought to Act This Way
  • 6. A Very Italy, Without Its Art
  • 7. Don’t Shoot the Pianist; He’s Doing His Best
  • 8. You Should Have Seen It Before the War
  • 9. The Oscar of the First Period Is Dead
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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