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  1. says:

    I've returned to this book several times over the years Ever since I first read this I have been captivated by the life of Dolly Wilde and this book captured the personality of a person of who so few things are really know

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    This book about a fascinating life that went noticed but unrecorded gets five stars from me as a writer on the merits of its bold ex

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    Pale lunar enchantress You compel my imagination make turmoil of my thoughts and every night I miss your lover’s attentions what else is love? Dorothy Wilde for Natalie Barney I am really happy the internet helped me find out about Dolly Wilde an extraordinary and fascinating and also tragic figure of ueer and cultural history W

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    Dear Joan Schenkarbelieve it or not people who read biographies do anticipate a certain amount of imagining how things were You don't need to tell us about it at length over and over again The life of Dolly Wilde seems like it is full and fascinating lesbians famous relatives bewitching beauty and an unexplained death How you've managed to make that boring is beyond me but you sure did Better luck next time

  5. says:

    This is a weird somewhat interesting but mostly tedious and almost surreal book about Dolly Wilde Oscar Wilde's niece The author seems infatuated with her and has written hundreds of pages describing the possibilities of her wit and intellect where in fact she appears to have never done anything except run around with the fast crowd of Paris and London in the 20's 30's— oh and she was one of Natalie Barney's lovers—

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    Dorothy Dolly Wilde Oscar Wilde's niece was intelligent witty and enchanting dying exactly as she had lived vividly rather violently and at a very good address She attracted people of wealth taste and talent as she burned up her opportunities in flamboyant lesbian affairs and numerous addictions She seemed to be re livin

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    This was a fascinating biography Schenkar writes of these women differently than Faderman or other writers you won’t feel depths of political consciousness here or at the very least any sense of it is subdued and subtle but rather like a storyteller The writing is fluid and through much of it she captivates and lets you feel as if your in on a secret rather than just reading an academic text She has a wonderful sense of humor calling Bar

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    A random used bookstore find comes through with the good gossip

  9. says:

    I expected to love this book I am obsessed with Oscar Wilde and was ecstatic to find out that he had a lesbian niece living in 1920s Paris But Joan Schenkar is obviously not a non fiction writer and ruins her account of this fascina

  10. says:

    incredible story of Wilde's niece and the Natalie Barney salon in Paris between the wars

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review ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ø Joan Schenkar

Truly Wilde The Unsettling Story of Dolly Wilde Oscar's Unusual Niece

She went she drenched her prodigious talents in liuids and chemicals burnt up her opportunities in flamboyant affairs and created continuous sensations by the ways in which she seemed to be re living the life of her infamous Wilde The Unsettling Story of Kindle uncle In this revolutionary Wilde The Unsettling PDFEPUB #10003 and very modern biography Joan Schenkar provides a fascinating look at what it means to live with. Dear Joan Schenkarbelieve it or not people who read biographies do anticipate a certain amount of imagining how things were You don t need to tell us about it at length over and over again The life of Dolly Wilde seems like it is full and fascinating lesbians famous relatives bewitching beauty and an unexplained death How you ve managed to make that boring is beyond me but you sure did Better luck next time

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The talents but not the achievements of biography's usual subjects those obliterating winners like Dolly's uncle Oscar whose stories have almost erased riveting histories like Dolly's own And she uncovers never before published evidence of the Wilde The Unsettling Story of Kindle hidden life of the Wilde family and of the extraordinary salon society of Natalie Clifford Barney Dolly Wilde's longest and most fatal attachmen. I expected to love this book I am obsessed with Oscar Wilde and was ecstatic to find out that he had a lesbian niece living in 1920s Paris But Joan Schenkar is obviously not a non fiction writer and ruins her account of this fascinating woman s life by indulging in flowery language hyperbole supposition and jumbled disorienting storytelling Nonetheless this book is still a valuable resource for any Wilde lover from the bits you can glean through the overwrought over long prose the timeline of Dolly s life uotes from her letters photographs and details from interviews by the author Burning Attraction riveting histories like Dolly's own And she uncovers never before published evidence of the Wilde The Unsettling Story of Kindle hidden life of the Wilde family and of the extraordinary salon society of Natalie Clifford Barney Dolly Wilde's longest and most fatal attachmen. I expected to love this book I am obsessed with Oscar Wilde and was ecstatic to find out that he had a lesbian niece living in 1920s Paris But Joan Schenkar is obviously not a non fiction writer and The Numbers Game ruins her account of this fascinating woman s life by indulging in flowery language hyperbole supposition and jumbled disorienting storytelling Nonetheless this book is still a valuable Tall man riding. resource for any Wilde lover from the bits you can glean through the overwrought over long prose the timeline of Dolly s life uotes from her letters photographs and details from interviews by the author

review ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ø Joan Schenkar

A born The Unsettling eBook #9734 writer who never completed the creative life promised by her famous name and gorgeous imagination Dolly Wilde was charged with charm brilliantly witty changeable as refracting light and loaded with sexual allure She made her career in the salons and in the bedrooms of some of London's and Paris' most Truly Wilde PDF or interesting women and men Attracting people of taste and talent wherever. Pale lunar enchantress You compel my imagination make turmoil of my thoughts and every night I miss your lover s attentions what else is love Dorothy Wilde for Natalie Barney I am really happy the internet helped me find out about Dolly Wilde an extraordinary and fascinating and also tragic figure of ueer and cultural history When Dolly was 19 she sent her parents a telegram saying she d go sailing Instead she took off with a group of female ambulance drivers on their way to the World War 1 battle fields of France She lived with 4 women in an apartment in Paris and formed an all female ambulance unitI repeat With 19 she just took off to go to war in another countryThis is the kind of thing I m LIVING for I am like Oscar than Oscar And honestly yea I get whyDolly s life was in a lot of ways a mirror of the way her famous uncle lived and even tho she didn t have to face the social injustice and punishment Oscar endured for his love life Dolly s last years were filled with tragedy just the sameShe was a lot of things A socialite and salonni re A femme de lettre who didn t write but knew to entertain A woman who spent most of her life loving a woman she would never be the first choice for An addict who was always chasing a way to tame her consciousnessA woman who might have influenced the lives of the many famous artists she knew like Gertrude Stein Natalie Barney Radclyffe Hall Virginia Woolf without leaving as much of a mark on the world as she deserved I mean come on she flirted with the wife of F Scott Fitzgerald She would always be in the odd position of a women who loved women but whose name would always be linked with a man The structure of this bookbiography was pretty confusing at times and I would have liked it if it would have been chronological But the information gathered about different aspects of Dolly s life is extensive so it makes up for it I m also happy that even tho Dolly used her wit in public speaking and never published anything through her letters I still got to experience some of the way she thought talked and presented herself I am off to the uncomprehending world powdered painted armed with wit NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner's WCW refracting light and loaded with sexual allure She made her career in the salons and in the bedrooms of some of London's and Paris' most Truly Wilde PDF or interesting women and men Attracting people of taste and talent wherever. Pale lunar enchantress You compel my imagination make turmoil of my thoughts and every night I miss your lover s attentions what else is love Dorothy Wilde for Natalie Barney I am Wild Man Creek (Virgin River, really happy the internet helped me find out about Dolly Wilde an extraordinary and fascinating and also tragic figure of ueer and cultural history When Dolly was 19 she sent her parents a telegram saying she d go sailing Instead she took off with a group of female ambulance drivers on their way to the World War 1 battle fields of France She lived with 4 women in an apartment in Paris and formed an all female ambulance unitI The Non-Designer's Design Book (4th Edition) repeat With 19 she just took off to go to war in another countryThis is the kind of thing I m LIVING for I am like Oscar than Oscar And honestly yea I get whyDolly s life was in a lot of ways a mirror of the way her famous uncle lived and even tho she didn t have to face the social injustice and punishment Oscar endured for his love life Dolly s last years were filled with tragedy just the sameShe was a lot of things A socialite and salonni Homewrecker re A femme de lettre who didn t write but knew to entertain A woman who spent most of her life loving a woman she would never be the first choice for An addict who was always chasing a way to tame her consciousnessA woman who might have influenced the lives of the many famous artists she knew like Gertrude Stein Natalie Barney Radclyffe Hall Virginia Woolf without leaving as much of a mark on the world as she deserved I mean come on she flirted with the wife of F Scott Fitzgerald She would always be in the odd position of a women who loved women but whose name would always be linked with a man The structure of this bookbiography was pretty confusing at times and I would have liked it if it would have been chronological But the information gathered about different aspects of Dolly s life is extensive so it makes up for it I m also happy that even tho Dolly used her wit in public speaking and never published anything through her letters I still got to experience some of the way she thought talked and presented herself I am off to the uncomprehending world powdered painted armed with wit

  • Hardcover
  • 400
  • Truly Wilde The Unsettling Story of Dolly Wilde Oscar's Unusual Niece
  • Joan Schenkar
  • English
  • 19 December 2019
  • 9780465087723

About the Author: Joan Schenkar

JOAN SCHENKAR The Unsettling eBook ☆ has been called America's most original female contemporary playwright TRULY WILDE her biography of Oscar's interesting niece Dolly Wilde was hailed as a revelation the great story of a life and of the creation of modern culture THE TALENTED MISS HIGHSMITH has already been acclaimed as the definitive Highsmith biographyAs Truly Wilde PDF or a child actor in Seattle Schenkar made many telev.