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Oscar Wilde Prefigured: Queer Fashioning and British Caricature, 1750-1900

Dominic Janes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226358642
eISBN:
9780226396552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226396552.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Lawyers representing Oscar Wilde claimed that the Marquess of Queensberry had libelled their client by scrawling a phrase on a card that the latter had left at the Albemarle Club in London. At the ... More


Visions of Queer Martyrdom from John Henry Newman to Derek Jarman

Dominic Janes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226250618
eISBN:
9780226250755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226250755.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book explores the British cultural tradition of queer martyrdom that originated in the Roman and Anglican Catholic Revivals of the nineteenth century. As a devotional practice this centred on the ... More


Introduction

Dominic Janes

in Oscar Wilde Prefigured: Queer Fashioning and British Caricature, 1750-1900

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226358642
eISBN:
9780226396552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226396552.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

What divided the two sides in Oscar Wilde's trial was not the question of whether Wilde was a sodomite but whether it mattered that people could appear to be sodomites. On the one hand, it could be ... More


The Later Nineteenth Century: Conclusions

Dominic Janes

in Oscar Wilde Prefigured: Queer Fashioning and British Caricature, 1750-1900

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226358642
eISBN:
9780226396552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226396552.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book concludes by reviewing concisely the key issues from the later eighteenth to the later nineteenth centuries and setting out the wider implications for the future study not simply of ... More


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