What is it about?

It's a book review of Oscar Wilde’s Elegant Republic by David Charles Rose, which is about Oscar Wilde's links with Paris.

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Why is it important?

This is (as far as I know) the only review from someone with a background in French studies. In particular, I took issues with the inconsistent use of citing in French and English and identified a few errors as well.

Perspectives

I think my attitude to the publication comes through in the review.

Bruce Gaston
Ruprecht Karls Universitat Heidelberg

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This page is a summary of: Oscar Wilde’s elegant republic: transformation, dislocation and fantasy in fin-de-siècle Paris, Irish Studies Review, June 2018, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/09670882.2018.1483705.
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