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  • Toward the end of World War I, a curious legal trial took place in Britain that once again placed the name of Oscar Wilde before the public in the context of libel. Although this case echoed and at times explicitly evoked the notorious 1895 trials in which Wilde had sued the Marquess of Queensberry for libel and in turn had been charged by the Crown with gross indecency and sodomy, when this trial began on 29 May 1918, Wilde was long since dead and was neither plaintiff nor defendant. Yet a cluster of associations he had helped to put into

author list (cited authors)

  • Hawthorne, M. C.

editor list (cited editors)

  • Constable, L., Denisoff, D., & Potolsky, M.

Book Title

  • Perennial Decay: On the Aesthetics and Politics of Decadance

publication date

  • January 2015