Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 January 2018

384 Pages | 10 black-and-white illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198789260

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Oscar Wilde and Classical Antiquity

Edited by Kathleen Riley, Alastair J. L. Blanshard, and Iarla Manny

  • Reveals the impact of antiquity on all aspects of Wilde's life and in all the major genres of his literary output, from his philosophical and critical writings to his plays
  • Juxtaposes new perspectives on his most celebrated and canonical texts with close analyses of unpublished material
  • Adopts a uniquely multidisciplinary approach, reflecting the complex and multifaceted nature of Wilde's appropriation of classical antiquity