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The paradox of Oscar Wilde (original 1949; edition 1950)

by George Woodcock

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Woodcock's biography is one of the first to enter deeply into the intellectual content of Wilde's works and life. He probes the dualistic nature of Wilde's mind and provides a critical, in-depth discussion of the paradox that was Oscar Wilde. "Successfully reconciles two disparate views of Wilde: that of upper class dandy and that of social critic."--The Gateway… (more)
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Woodcock's biography is one of the first to enter deeply into the intellectual content of Wilde's works and life. He probes the dualistic nature of Wilde's mind and provides a critical, in-depth discussion of the paradox that was Oscar Wilde. "Successfully reconciles two disparate views of Wilde: that of upper class dandy and that of social critic."--The Gateway

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