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Oscar Wilde's Last Stand: Decadence, Conspiracy, and the Most Outrageous Trial of the Century
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Arcade Pub
Publication date April 1, 1998
Pages 250
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781559704236
ISBN-10 1559704233
Dimensions 1 by 6.25 by 9.75 in.
Weight 1.35 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $25.95
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Describes how a performance of Wilde's Salome led to a denunciation by Noel Pemberton Billing, MP and self-styled guardian of public morality, of the play and its star, Maud Allan, his claims of sexual perversion and conspiracy, and the libel trial that followed. 12,500 first printing. Tour. (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Describes how a performance of Wilde's Salome+a7 led to a denunciation by Noel Pemberton Billing, MP and self-styled guardian of public morality, of the play and its star, Maud Allan, his claims of sexual perversion and conspiracy, and the libel trial that followed. 12,500 first printing. Tour.

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Hardcover
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from Arcade Pub (April 1, 1998)
9781559704236 | details & prices | 250 pages | 6.25 × 9.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $25.95
About: Documents the case in which dancer Maud Allan brought action against a right-wing MP for libellous remarks concerning her performance of Wilde's Salome
Paperback
Book cover for 9781559704724 Book cover for 9781628726954
 
from Arcade Pub (January 3, 2017)
9781628726954 | details & prices | 256 pages | List price $15.99
About: A New York Times Notable Book of the Year that Sir Ian McKellen called “a shocking tale of heroes and villains—illuminating and upsetting in equal measure.
from Arcade Pub (May 7, 1999)
9781559704724 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $14.95
About: Documents the case in which dancer Maud Allan brought action against a right-wing MP for libellous remarks concerning her performance of Wilde's Salome

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