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Oscar Wilde, Dion Boucicault and the pragmatics of being Irish: Fashioning a new brand of modern Irish Celt

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This article makes the case that Wilde's engagement with his Irish national identity was sustained. Apparent inconsistencies have led some critics to challenge the appropriateness of identifying Wilde as an Irish writer. Wilde's strategies are similar to those of Dion Boucicault, the most successful Irish playwright of the 1860s and 1870s. The influence of Boucicault in helping Wilde to shape his professional career and develop his stagecraft illuminates not only Wilde's construction of a mod...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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Department:
Oxford, HUM, English Faculty
Publisher:
ELT Press Publisher's website
Journal:
English Literature in Transition 1880-1920 Journal website
Volume:
60
Issue:
3
Pages:
267-293
Publication date:
2017-05-13
Acceptance date:
2016-09-21
EISSN:
1559-2715
ISSN:
0013-8339
Pubs id:
pubs:645773
URN:
uri:a1efae86-384b-4bcd-8281-95124a717958
UUID:
uuid:a1efae86-384b-4bcd-8281-95124a717958
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pubs:645773

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