Wilde in America
Oscar Wilde and the Invention of Modern CelebrityBook - 2014
Oscar Wilde was hired to go to America to promote a Gilbert & Sullivan work by presenting lectures on interior decorating. But Wilde had his own business plan. He would go to promote himself. And he did, traveling some 15,000 miles and visiting 150 American cities as he created a template for fame creation that still works today.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: B WILDE
Characteristics: 316 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm