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Author Bristow, Joseph.
Title Oscar Wilde's Chatterton : literary history, romanticism, and the art of forgery / Joseph Bristow and Rebecca N. Mitchell.
Publication Info. New Haven : Yale University Press, [2015]
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Description xii, 470 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Thomas Chatterton: writing the life, editing the poetry -- The Chatterton legend: tributes, adaptations, memorials -- Wilde's discovery of Chatterton: the "father of the romantic movement" -- Wilde's "Chatterton" notebook: the art of forgery and the charge of plagiarism -- Wilde, forgery, and crime: "pen, pencil and poison", "the decay of lying", and the short fiction -- Forging literary history: "The portrait of Mr. W.H." -- Conclusion: Wilde's writings and Chatterton's reputation: the fin de si├Ęcle and beyond.
Subject Literary forgeries and mystifications -- 18th century.
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 -- Knowledge -- Literature.
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Criticism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Chatterton, Thomas, 1752-1770 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Chatterton, Thomas, 1752-1770 -- Influence.
Genre or Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Mitchell, Rebecca N. (Rebecca Nicole), 1976-
Added Title Literary history, romanticism, and the art of forgery
ISBN 0300208308