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Author Wilde, Lady, 1821-1896, author

Title Lady Jane Wilde's letters to Constance Wilde, friends and acquaintances, with selected correspondence received / edited by Karen Sasha Anthony Tipper
Published Lewiston, New York : The Edwin Mellen Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 209 pages.)
Contents LADY JANE WILDE'S LETTERS TO CONSTANCE WILDE, FRIENDS AND ACQUAINTANCES, WITH SELECTED CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Letters to Constance Wilde (1884-1893); Letters to friends and acquaintances; Selected letters from correspondents to Lady Jane Wilde; Appendix I; Appendix II; Appendix III; Appendix IV; Appendix V; Bibliography; Index
Summary The current final volume is a collection of correspondence written by Lady Jane Wilde to her daughter-in-law, Constance Wilde, as well as other friends and acquaintances. Lady Wilde, like her son Oscar, was an excellent writer. She had a wide range of interests. Much of the ridicule directed at Lady Wilde and her writing and lifestyle followed the imprisonment of her son in 1894 and reflected Victorian prejudices. These letters provide a different picture: that of a reflective, intelligent and kind woman. An excellent work in deciphering Lady Wilde's personal handwritten letters and corresponde
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Wilde, Constance, 1858-1898 -- Correspondence.
Wilde, Lady, 1821-1896 -- Correspondence.
Women intellectuals -- Ireland -- Correspondence.
Genre/Form Records and correspondence.
Personal correspondence.
Form Electronic book
Author Tipper, Karen Sasha Anthony, editor
ISBN 0773443932 (electronic bk.)
9780773443938 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Correspondence. Selections