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Author Maguire, J. Robert.
Title Ceremonies of bravery : Oscar Wilde, Carlos Blacker, and the Dreyfus Affair / J. Robert Maguire.
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
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 Floor4  PR5823 .M34 2013    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 213 p., [30] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-205) and index.
Contents 'The greatest friendship of my life' -- 'Sadness, disappointment, upset, & weariness' -- 'The girl with the foghorn voice' -- 'He has been mad the last 3 years' -- 'Letters from two idiots to a lunatic' -- 'The most better experience of a bitter life' -- 'The Dreyfus-case Paris cannot be figured by the Paris of today' -- 'Paradoxes are always dangerous things' -- 'No one should know such an infamous person as Bosie' -- 'He was a great genius. His familiar talk was golden' -- Appendix: Carlos Blacker's 'private and confidential' memorandum on the Dreyfus Affair.
Summary 'Ceremonies of Bravery' is a study of the friendship between the prolific writer Oscar Wilde and Carlos Blacker. The two men met in the 1880s, the period when Wilde was judged by many to be at his best, and Blacker went on to become a trustee of Wilde's marriage settlement.
Subject Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 -- Friends and associates.
Blacker, Carlos, 1857-1928 -- Friends and associates.
Dreyfus, Alfred, 1859-1935.
Authors, Irish -- 19th century -- Biography.
Trials (Treason) -- France -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 9780199660827 Cloth
0199660824 Cloth
OCLC number 802324529