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James Campbell

Oscar Wilde, Wilfred Owen, and Male Desire

Begotten, Not Made

€ 111.05


`Oscar Wilde, Wilfred Owen, and Male Desire explores Wilde`s idea of `male procreation`, which is the begetting of new ideas through the erotic but not necessarily physical interactions of male couples. The study offers innovative readings of several of Wilde`s texts, including The Picture of Dorian Gray and Salome. The author connects Wilde to Wilfred Owen through two figures: Robert Ross, Wilde`s first lover and literary executor; and Charles Kenneth Scott Moncrieff, the translator of Proust and the person who most directly placed Owen into Wilde`s tradition of male procreation. The book seeks to take Wilde seriously as a theorist of same-sex love while allowing for the differences between Wilde`s classically based conceptions and those of the twentieth century. Likewise, it situates Owen as Wilde`s symbolic son, as both a product of Wilde`s theory and as a proponent of it`-



Taal / Language : English

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Hardback
241 pagina's
Januari 2015
454 gram
178 x 127 x 25 mm
Palgrave Macmillan gb


Levertijd: 4 tot 8 werkdagen