Oscar Wilde: His Life and Confessiosn

Oscar Wilde: His Life and Confessiosn

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by Frank Harris
     
 

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Biography. The introduction begins "I was advised on all hands not to write this book, and some English friends who have read it urge me not to publish it. "You will be accused of selecting the subject," they say, "because sexual viciousness appeals to you, and your method of treatment lays you open to attack. You criticise and condemn the English conception of… See more details below

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Biography. The introduction begins "I was advised on all hands not to write this book, and some English friends who have read it urge me not to publish it. "You will be accused of selecting the subject," they say, "because sexual viciousness appeals to you, and your method of treatment lays you open to attack. You criticise and condemn the English conception of justice, and English legal methods: you even question the impartiality of English judges, and throw an unpleasant light on English juries and the English public--all of which is not only unpopular but will convince the unthinking that you are a presumptuous, or at least an outlandish, person with too good a conceit of himself and altogether too free a tongue."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940000750315
Publisher:
B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date:
12/01/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
667,521
File size:
1 MB

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