1895

1895

Drama, Disaster and Disgrace in Late Victorian Britain

eBook - 2011
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Kill the bugger!' So read one telegram to the Marquess of Queensberry before his legal battle with Oscar Wilde in the spring of 1895. Today's readers often see the Wilde case as dramatising the intolerance and cruelty of late-Victorian life, but what was its contemporary significance? What was it like to live in Britain in 1895? Which stories, personalities and events really captured the headlines?
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2011
ISBN: 9780748650842
0748650849
9780748650835
0748650830
9780748640560
0748640568
Characteristics: 1 online resource (249 pages)

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