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Wilde's Women

How Oscar Wilde was Shaped by the Women He Knew

2017 INDIES Finalist
Finalist, Biography (Adult Nonfiction)

Hailed as a gay icon and pioneer of individualism, Oscar Wilde's insistence that 'there should be no law for anybody' made him a staunch defender of gender equality. Throughout his life from his relationship to his extraordinary mother Jane and the tragedy of his sister Isola's early death to his accomplished wife Constance and a coterie of other free-thinking writers, actors and artists, women were a central aspect of his life and career. This lively book tells their extraordinary stories.