Ceremonies of Bravery: Oscar Wilde, Carlos Blacker, and the Dreyfus Affair - Maguire, J. Robert (Independent scholar)
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Based on materials from Blacker's personal papers Ceremonies of Bravery paints a picture of the famous friendship between Oscar Wilde and Carlos Blacker, and how it came to an end amidst the political scandal of the Dreyfus affair.

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Based on materials from Blacker's personal papers Ceremonies of Bravery paints a picture of the famous friendship between Oscar Wilde and Carlos Blacker, and how it came to an end amidst the political scandal of the Dreyfus affair.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Oxford University Press
  • New
  • Seitenzahl: 280
  • Erscheinungstermin: 20. Januar 2013
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 223mm x 141mm x 30mm
  • Gewicht: 454g
  • ISBN-13: 9780199660827
  • ISBN-10: 0199660824
  • Artikelnr.: 36825592
Autorenporträt
Robert Maguire entered Princeton in June 1942 and withdrew in March 1943 to join the American Army. After service in the Pacific, he returned to Princeton in March 1946, withdrawing in June to spend the summer in Paris working with the American Delegation to the Peace Conference. While there he developed what became a life-long interest in the Dreyfus affair. He again withdrew from Princeton in September 1947 to spend a year at Christ's College, Cambridge, returning to Princeton to graduate in September 1948. Following graduation, he spent the next two years in Germany as a member of the American Displaced Persons Commission. In September 1950, he entered Yale University Law School, graduating (LLB) in June 1953, followed by a JD (Juris Doctor) degree in 1987. In addition to employment in a New York law firm (White & Case) for ten years, Maguire's institutional affiliations have been mainly trusteeships and/or committee memberships with various museums aand libraries.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction
The Greatest Friendship of My Life
Sadness, Disappointment, Upset. & Weariness
The Girl With the Foghorn Voice
He Has Been Mad the Last 3 Years
Letters From Two Idiots to a Lunatic
The Most Bitter Experience of a Bitter Life
The Dreyfus-Case Paris Cannot Be Figured by the Paris of Today
Paradoxes Are Always Dangerous Things
No One Should Know Such an Infamous Person as Bosie
He Was a Great Genius. His Familiar Talk Was Golden
EPILOGUE
APPENDIX
Carlos Blacker s Private and Confidential Memorandum on the Dreyfus Affair
NOTES
BIBLIOGRAPHY