When Oscar Wilde came to Oxford

22 May 2018 1.00pm 1.45pm

Venue:

Lecture Theatre, Weston Library (Map)

Speaker(s):

Michèle Mendelssohn, Associate Professor of English Literature, University of Oxford; 2017-8 Visiting Professor, McGill University Institute for the Study of Canada

Contact:

Friends' Administrator, fob@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Description

Join Oxford University's Michèle Mendelssohn as she reveals the previously untold, newly researched story of Oscar Wilde's undergraduate days. Drawing on her new book, Making Oscar Wilde, her illustrated talk reveals Wilde's tumultuous early life in Victorian England, and tells the story of an age tottering towards modernity.

Image credit: courtesy of Oxford University Press

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This event is listed under: Free events; Friends of the Bodleian
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