The Real Trial of Oscar Wilde POD/NR
About the Book

Oscar Wilde had one of literary history's mostexplosive love affairs with Lord Alfred BosieDouglas. In 1895, Bosie's father, the Marquessof Queensberry, delivered a note to the Albemarle Clubaddressed to Oscar Wilde posing as sodomite. WithBosie's encouragement, Wilde sued the Marquess forlibel. He not only lost but he was tried twice for grossindecency and sent to prison with two years' hard labor.With this publication of the uncensored trial transcripts, readers can for the first time in more than a century hearWilde at his most articulate and brilliant. The Real Trialof Oscar Wilde documents an alarmingly swift fall fromgrace; it is also a supremely moving testament to the rightto live, work, and love as one's heart dictates.

Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780007158058
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publisher Imprint: Harper Perennial
Depth: 25
Height: 203 mm
No of Pages: 340
Series Title: English
Weight: 345.04 gr
ISBN-10: 000715805X
Publisher Date: 05 Oct 2004
Binding: Paperback
Edition: Reprint
Language: English
Returnable: Y
Spine Width: 24 mm
Width: 134 mm
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