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André & Oscar the literary friendship of André Gide and Oscar Wilde by Jonathan Fryer

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Gide, André, 1869-1951 -- Friends and associates.,
  • Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 -- Friends and associates.,
  • Authors, French -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Authors, Irish -- 19th century -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-243) and index.

Other titlesAndré et Oscar
StatementJonathan Fryer.
LC ClassificationsPQ2613.I2 Z62774 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p. ;
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL343973M
ISBN 10031218039X
LC Control Number98002918

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