The Impossibility of Being Oscar

February 15, 2018

Professor Nicholas Frankel's latest book, Oscar Wilde: The Unrepentant Years is the subject of a new review/essay by accclaimed author John Banville in the most recent edition of The New York Times Review of Books.  Banville lauds Frankel's work as a "fascinating study of the hitherto largely neglected last phase of Wilde’s life."  You can read the entire article online at The New York Times Review of Books.

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