Gross Indecency: The Three Trials Of Oscar Wilde
Winner of the Lambda Literary AwardIn this stunning work of theater, Moises Kaufman turns the trials of Oscar Wilde into a riveting human and intellectual drama.In April 1895 Oscar Wilde brought a libel suit against the Marquess of Queensberry, the father of his youthful lover, who had publicly maligned him as a sodomite. In doing so, England's reigning man of letters set in motion a series of eve...
Paperback: 160 pages
Publisher: Vintage; lst ed edition (January 27, 1998)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.4 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 401513
Format: PDF ePub djvu book
- 0375702326 epub
- 978-0375702327 pdf
- Moises Kaufman epub
- Moises Kaufman books
- epub books
Read K eyewitness books ebook allblakseiwor.wordpress.com Download How to love your neighbor without being weir pdf at dielackgekitrav.wordpress.com Download The eole we hate at the weing pdf at 51spotpaimit.wordpress.com Read Domestic work poems ebook awaywosugran.wordpress.com The ourth watch michael wilcox Lost teachings o jesus Here Beyon the ower o your subconscious min pdf link Card games for dummies Here Single variable calculus early transcendentals 2nd edition standalone book pdf link
“This is a good play that tells the story of the three trials of Oscar Wilde that occurred in the mid-1890s. A series of down-on-their luck young men testified against Wilde that he had corrupted them. The authorities gave Wilde a few separate attempt...”
ts that would culminate in his ruin and imprisonment. For within a year the bewildered Wilde himself was on trial for acts of "gross indecency" and, implicitly—for a vision of art that outraged Victorian propriety. Expertly interweaving courtroom testimony with excerpts from Wilde's writings and the words of his contemporaries, Gross Indecency unveils its subject in all his genius and human frailty, his age in all its complacency and repression. The result is a play that will be read and studied for decades to come.
Leave a Comment