|Publisher:||Springer International Publishing|
|Series:||Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2017|
|Product dimensions:||5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Joseph Bristow is Distinguished Professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles, USA. His recent books include a study co-authored with Rebecca N. Mitchell, Oscar Wilde’s Chatterton: Literary History, Romanticism, and the Art of Forgery (2015) and a collection of critical essays coedited with Josephine McDonagh (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016). His critical essays have recently appeared in ELH, Études Anglaises, and the Review of English Studies, and also in several collections, including The Porn Archives (2014) and Oscar Wilde and Classical Antiquity (2017).
Table of Contents1. Introduction: Oscar Wilde and the Cultures of Childhood - Joseph Bristow.- 2. "Play[ing] Narcissus to a photograph": Oscar Wile and the Image of the Child - Lindsay Smith.- 3. The Good Aesthetic Child and Deferred Aesthetic Education - Diana Maltz.- 4. Wilde's Legacy: Fairy Tales, Laurence Housman, and the Expression of "Beautiful Untrue Things" - Lorraine Janzen Kooistra.- 5. Oscar Wilde, Evelyn Sharp, and the Politics of Dress and Decoration in the Fin-de-Siècle Fairy Tale - Amanda Hollander.- 6. The Aesthetics of Altruism in Oscar Wilde's Fairy Tales - Maria Tatar.- 7. Oscar Wilde's Fairly Tales and the Evolution of Lying - Jessica Straley.- The Young Know Everything: Oscar Wilde's Fairy Tales as Children's Literature - Perry Nodelman.- 9. Greater than the Mystery of Death: Rewriting Oscar Wilde for Young Audiences - Margaret D. Stetz.