How Oscar Became Wilde - And Other Literary Lives You Never Learned about in School Elliot Engel

ISBN: 9781861058232

Published: May 1st 2005

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272 pages


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How Oscar Became Wilde - And Other Literary Lives You Never Learned about in School  by  Elliot Engel

How Oscar Became Wilde - And Other Literary Lives You Never Learned about in School by Elliot Engel
May 1st 2005 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 272 pages | ISBN: 9781861058232 | 6.20 Mb

They are the icons of the literary world whose soaring works have been discussed and analysed in countless classrooms, homes and pubs. Yet for most readers, the living, breathing human beings behind the classics have remained unknown! until now!MoreThey are the icons of the literary world whose soaring works have been discussed and analysed in countless classrooms, homes and pubs. Yet for most readers, the living, breathing human beings behind the classics have remained unknown! until now! These concise and readable biographical profiles, anecdotes and behind-the-scenes tales will reveal why Sir Arthur Conan Doyle blamed his wifes death on Sherlock Holmes, how Charles Dickenss pet launched Edgar Allan Poe on his way to literary immortality and the strange connection between Jane Austen and Ernest Hemingway.

Chaucer, the Brontes, Wilde, Hardy and Lawrence, youll never look at these literary giants in the same way again.



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