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Declaring his genius

Roy Morris

Declaring his genius

Oscar Wilde in North America

by Roy Morris

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Published by The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRoy Morris, Jr
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5823 .M65 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25324002M
    ISBN 109780674066960
    LC Control Number2012019340

    Chapter 6, Declaring His Genius Summary. After Wilde departs Frank Mile's house, he moves to smaller rooms, and money is again a problem. He hopes that Mrs. Bernard Beere's upcoming performance in Vera will help his finances. While waiting for the production of the play, Wilde receives a cablegram from Richard D'Oyly Carte in New York that invites him to lecture in the United States on the. A chronicle of the sensation that was Wilde’s eleven-month speaking tour of America, Declaring His Genius offers an indelible portrait of both Oscar Wilde and the Gilded Age. Wilde cove miles, delivered lectures, and met everyone who was anyone. Dressed in satin knee britches and black silk stockings, the long-haired apostle of.

    Arriving at the port of New York in , a year-old Oscar Wilde quipped he had 'nothing to declare but my genius'. But as this narrative reveals, Wilde was, rarely for him, underselling himself. A chronicle of his 11 month speaking tour of America, 'Declaring His Genius' offers an indelible portrait of both Oscar Wilde and the Gilded Age. ‘Declaring His Genius’ by Roy Morris Jr. come as a poet to call upon a poet,” he announced to a nonplussed Walt Whitman — by then Wilde had produced only a book of bad poems and a.

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