Wilde in America: Oscar Wilde and the Invention of Modern Celebrity

By: Friedman, David M.

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As new, no markings. Includes 16 pp. glossy b&w historical photos and sketches. reference notes, index. Friendman dissects Wilde's 150-city tour of America in 1882. He says the 27-year-old was the first to be famous for being famous. The tour took place several years before his indecency trial in England.

Title: Wilde in America: Oscar Wilde and the Invention of Modern Celebrity

Author Name: Friedman, David M.

Categories: Other,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: NY, W. W. Norton & Company: 2014

ISBN Number: 0393063178

ISBN Number 13: 9780393063172

Binding: Cloth and Boards

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 503004489

Keywords: Drama. Poet. Gay. Celebrity. Entertainer. Lecturer. Interior Design. Travel.