Oscar Wilde and his Literary Circle Collection: Manuscripts and Miscellaneous Materials, 1854-1962

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Oscar Wilde and his Literary Circle Collection: Manuscripts and Miscellaneous Materials, 1854-1962

Oscar Wilde and his Literary Circle Collection: Manuscripts and Miscellaneous Materials, 1854-1962

This finding aid described literary and miscellaneous manuscripts related to or composed by Oscar Wilde and his literary circle. Significant manuscripts include drafts of , , and a chapter of . Lady Windermere's Fan An Ideal Husband The Picture of Dorian Gray

92 boxes,; 8 feet of bound volumes.

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Le Gallienne, Richard, 1866-1947

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Richard Le Gallienne, British journalist and author, was a prolific writer during the late 19th and early 20th century. His early mentor was Oliver Wendell Holmes. Le Gallienne wrote My ladies' sonnets (1887), and the romantic novel, The quest of the golden girl (1896). He published The romantic nineties (1926), while working as a journalist in New York. In 1927 Le Gallienne emigrated to France where he lived out the remainder of his life. From the description of Manuscript-Letters, ...

Alphonse James Albert Symons.

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Olive Eleanor (Custance) Douglas, Lady, 1874-1944

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Christopher Millard

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David Masson.

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Blunden, Edmund, 1896-1974

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Blunden was an English poet and scholar. From the description of Edmund Blunden papers, 1921-1952 (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612727624 Edmund Blunden, English poet and university teacher. His highly acclaimed biography of Shelley was published in 1946. From the description of Edmund Blunden manuscript material : 8 items, ca. 1945-1955 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76945001 From the guide to the Edmund Blunden manuscript ma...

Henry James, 1843-1916

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André Gide, 1869-1951

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Harris, Frank, 1856-1931

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Emma Goldman (1869-1940) was an anarchist, feminist, author, editor, and lecturer on politics, literature and the arts. She was born in Lithuania and died in Canada. Her lectures and publications attracted attention throughout the U.S. and Europe. She was associated with the anarchist journal Mother Earth from 1906 to 1917 and was imprisoned for publicly advocating birth control in 1916 and pacifism in 1917. In 1919 she was deported to Russia but had to leave because of her criticism of the Bols...

Derry, Georges, 1886-

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Wilde, W. R. (William Robert), 1815-1876

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Irish physician, father of Oscar Wilde. From the description of Note, undated : [Dublin], to Mrs. Simpkinson. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35663724 ...

Walter E. Ledger

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Tabb, John B. (John Banister), 1845-1909

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John Banister Tabb From the guide to the John Banister Tabb Letter, 1901, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) American priest and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Mr. Small, 1899 Aug. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575110 From the description of Autograph letters signed, some with initials (11) and postal cards (3) : Ellicott City, Md., to Laurens Maynard, 1900 Jun. 19-1906 Jan. 14...

Rothenstein, William, 1872-1945

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William Rothenstein was born in 1872 in Bradford. He studied art at the Slade School 1888-9 and in Paris at the Académie Julian from 1889 - 1893. Although he painted landscapes, people and architectural subjects he specialised in portraiture and published several series of lithographs from 1893, completing 800 portraits by 1926. He died in 1945. From the guide to the Study collection of 179 drawings and lithographs by Sir William Rothenstein 1896 - 1942, 1896-1942, (Tate Gallery Arch...

Maria Prescott Perzel

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Richards Press.

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