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19th Century in Lgbt History: Paragraph 175, Cleveland Street Scandal, Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885, K ek, Boston Marriage, Uranian

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Published July 27th 2011
ISBN : 9781157574323
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74 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 74. Chapters: Shudo, Victorian pederasty, Oscar Wilde, Oda Nobunaga, Tokugawa Ieyasu, Robbie Ross, John AddingtonMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 74. Chapters: Shudo, Victorian pederasty, Oscar Wilde, Oda Nobunaga, Tokugawa Ieyasu, Robbie Ross, John Addington Symonds, Paragraph 175, Cleveland Street scandal, Frederick Rolfe, Shunga, Takeda Shingen, Havelock Ellis, Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885, Tokugawa Iemitsu, Ashikaga Yoshimasa, K ek, Ashikaga Yoshinori, Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, Uranian, Boston marriage, Charles John Vaughan, Scientific-Humanitarian Committee, Uranian poetry, John Moray Stuart-Young, Ashikaga Yoshimochi, John Gambril Nicholson, Boulton and Park, Wakash, Toyotomi Hidetsugu, Taboo, Order of Chaeronea, Edwin Emmanuel Bradford, Zeami Motokiyo, Labouchere Amendment, Hosokawa Takakuni, Charles Kains Jackson, Kagema, 19th century in LGBT rights, John Francis Bloxam, Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu, Mori Ranmaru, Francis Edwin Murray, Charles Edward Sayle. Excerpt: Oscar Fingal OFlahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 - 30 November 1900) was an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of Londons most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his epigrams, plays and the circumstances of his imprisonment, followed by his early death. Wildes parents were successful Dublin intellectuals, and their son showed his intelligence early by becoming fluent in French and German. At university Wilde read Greats- he proved himself to be an outstanding classicist, first at Dublin, then at Oxford. He became known for his involvement in the rising philosophy of aestheticism, led by two of his tutors, Walter Pater and John Ruskin. He also profoundly explored Roman Catholicism, to which he would later convert on his deathbed. After university, Wilde moved to London into fashionable cultural and social circles. As a spokesman for aestheticism, he tried his hand at various literary activities: he published a book of...