The Faiths of Oscar Wilde: Catholicism, Folklore and Ireland

The Faiths of Oscar Wilde: Catholicism, Folklore and Ireland

by J. Killeen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349525270
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2005
Series: Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture
Edition description: 1st ed. 2005
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

JARLATH KILLEEN is a Lecturer in English at Keele University, Staffordshire. He is the author of Gothic Ireland: Horror and the Eighteenth Century Irish Anglican Imagination, 2005.

Table of Contents

Preface Introduction Child and Man: The Development of a Catholic Mind Faith and Reason: The Bible, the Catholic Church, and Wilde's Scandalous Texts Body and Soul: Nature, The Body, and the Host in The Picture of Dorian Gray Religion and Politics: Wilde's Social Philosophy Art and Life: The Politics of Ritualism in The Importance of Being Earnest Realism and Romance: Between Protestantism and Catholicism in Wilde's Final Texts Conclusion Notes Index

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