Into the demon universe; a literary exploration of Oscar Wilde

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Yale University Press , New Haven
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 -- Criticism and interpret
Statement[by] Christopher S. Nassaar.
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LC ClassificationsPR5824 .N27 1974
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Paginationxiii, 191 p.
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Open LibraryOL5438087M
ISBN 100300016840
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Wilde himself unwittingly provided support for this bio. A well-known Oscar Wilde scholar, his book Into the Demon Universe: A Literary Exploration of Oscar Wilde (Yale, ) was considered a breakthrough in Wilde studies. Since its appearance, he has published several books and over 40 articles. Nassaar, Christopher, Into the Demon Universe: A Literary Exploration of Oscar Wilde (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, ).

Nunakowa, Jeff, Tame Passions of Wilde: The Styles of Manageable Desire (Princeton University Press, ). For a full analysis of the characters in The Picture of Dorian Gray as representatives of various nineteenth century art movements, see Nassaar, Into the Demon Universe, pp. Works Cited Cohen, Philip K.

In “The Critic as Artist,” Oscar Wilde details his understanding of the contemplative life: “the life that has for its aim not doing but being, and not being merely, but becoming” (Wilde. The Critic as Artist. In Criticism. Vol. 4 of The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde.

Josephine M. Guy, –, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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Into the Demon Universe: A Literary Exploration of Oscar Wilde (New Haven: Yale UP, ). Three York Notes study guides. Over 40 articles and notes in various literary journals including The Victorian Newsletter, Nineteenth-Century Literature, The.

The Picture of Dorian Gray is a Gothic and philosophical novel by Oscar Wilde, first published complete in the July issue of Lippincott's Monthly Magazine.

Fearing the story was indecent, prior to publication the magazine's editor deleted roughly five hundred words without Wilde's knowledge. Huysmans’s most notorious work, Á Rebours – published init was translated as Against Nature or Against the Grain – is widely believed to be the notorious ‘poisonous’ book that fascinates Dorian Gray in Oscar Wilde’s novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Huysmans’s novel caused a shocked outcry when it appeared. Christopher Nassaar’s Into the Demon Universe: a. Literary Exploration of Oscar Wilde. New Haven: Y ale U niversity Press, Book of Job and stand out most overtly in the works of Samuel Beckett.

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Christopher S. Nassaar, Into the Demon Universe: A Literary Exploration of Oscar Wilde (New Haven: Yale University Press, ) and Google Scholar Philipp K. Cohen, The Moral Vision of Oscar Wilde (Rutherford: Fairleigh Dickinson, ).

Into the Demon Universe; A Literary Exploration of Oscar Wilde avg rating — 2 ratings — published Want to Read saving /5(1). Poisonous Book: Aspects of Wilde´s The Picture of Dorian Gray. Into the demon universe: a literary exploration of Oscar Wilde.

[microform]. Montgomery H. Oscar Wilde: A Biography. London. Even a recent book, Christopher Nassaar’s Into the Demon Universe (), characterizes Wilde’s literary art as demonic, or, at best, as an exploration of the latent evil impulses which reside in all of us.

Wilde’s consistent indictment of selfishness, his celebration of love, his compassion for suffering—all evident both in well-known. The painting provided Dorian a double life, as remarked in Into the Demon Universe: A Literary Exploration of Oscar Wilde: “The picture of his soul was locked safely away in a dark room while the innocent face he presented to respectable society was only a mask.

Times Literary Supplement Truth Weekly Times & Echo Westminster Gazette Whitehall Review Woman: A Paper for Gentlewomen. Other Works. Agate, James, Oscar Wilde and the Theatre, The Masque, no. 3 (London: Curtain Press, []) Arnold, Matthew, Culture and Anarchy (), The Portable Matthew Arnold, ed.

Lionel Trilling (New York: Viking, ). Corpus ID: "Merely as a Person in a Play": Performative Gender Theory in The Picture of Dorian Gray and "The Happy Prince" @inproceedings{ZabalaMerelyAA, title={"Merely as a Person in a Play": Performative Gender Theory in The Picture of Dorian Gray and "The Happy Prince"}, author={Christine Zabala}, year={} }.

Enjoy the best Oscar Wilde Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by Oscar Wilde, Irish Poet, Born Octo Share with your friends. My dissertation about Oscar Wilde's Ellmann, Richard, Wilde and the Nineties, Princeton: Princeton University Press, Ellmann, Richard and John Espey Into the Demon Universe.

A Literary Exploration of Oscar Wilde, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, Oversteegen, J.J. I T IS A CRITICAL COMMONPLACE that homosexuality — or, to use a more common term of the period, “male love” — appears as a theme in certain of Oscar Wilde’s works.

1 It is also a critical commonplace that many Victorian readers were aware of this fact. 2 Scant attention, however, has been given to homosexual themes in Wilde’s first book, his collection of fairy tales, The. A Literary Exploration of Oscar Wilde, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, [13] "Relativist" cannot be found in any dictionary, but it is regularly used by native critics.

[14] Thomas Mann, "Wilde and Nietzsche", Richard Ellmann (ed.), Oscar Wilde: A Collection of Critical Essays, London: Prentice-Hall International,pp. “Wilde’s Art-Life Dialectic,” essay-review of Christopher S. Nassaar’s Into the Demon Universe: A Literary Exploration of Oscar Wilde (Yale, ) for Criticism 17 (Spring ): “ Oscar Wilde, ” Twentieth Century Literary Criticism, Vol.

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Nassaar and explore their bibliography from 's Christopher S. Nassaar Author Page. LITERARY STRUCTURE AND THE CONCEPT OF DECADENCE: H UYSMANS, D'ANNUNZIO, AND WILDE Laurence M.

Porter DECADENCE, CONSIDERED AS A EUROPEAN LITERARY phenomenon of the last two decades of the nineteenth century usually is char acterized as an unwholesome mess of morbid, neurotic, or maca bre subjects, overly-refined style, and hedonistic protagonists.

An Archive of Our Own, a project of the Organization for Transformative Works. Joseph Pearce. Joseph Pearce is the author of numerous literary works including Literary Converts, The Quest for Shakespeare and Shakespeare on Love, and the editor of the Ignatius Critical Editions other books include literary biographies of Oscar Wilde, J.R.R.

Tolkien, C. Lewis, G. Chesterton and Alexander Solzhenitsyn. Wilde’s literary works are polished achievements in established modes rather than experiments in thought or form. His poems and plays tend to look across the English Channel to the examples of the Symbolists and the masters of the pièce bien faite, though his Salomé, a biblical play written in French after the style of the then acclaimed dramatist Maurice Maeterlinck, was to engender.

The Picture Of Dorian Gray Words | 6 Pages. novel. Through the protagonist’s transformation, Oscar Wilde 's novel is suggesting that the hedonistic life style, a life style where gaining pleasure is the main goal, may seem like it is a fun and wonderful way to live, however a person will slowly be corrupted if they live in that way.

Nassar, Christopher. Into the Demon Universe: A Literary Exploration of Oscar Wilde. New Haven: Yale University Press, Shewan, Rodney. Oscar Wilde: Art and Egotism.

Spivey, Ted R. "Oscar Wilde and the Tragedy of Symbolism." Twentieth Century Literary Criticism 8 (). Wilde, Oscar. The Picture of Dorian Gray. New York. It begins with Oscar Wilde (intimated to be an alien child left on the doorstep of some poor Irish couple), the first of this kind, dropped from the sky to share a brand new type of art with the.Delphi Complete Works of Oscar Wilde (Illustrated) - Ebook written by Oscar Wilde.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Delphi Complete Works of Oscar Wilde (Illustrated).Oscar Wilde BORN: Dublin Picture of Dorian Gray (), while artistically flawed, gained him much of his notoriety during his life time.

This book gives a particularly s perspective on the timeless theme of sin and punishment. Christopher S. Into the Demon Universe: A Literary Exploration of Oscar Wilde.

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