Oscar Wilde: The Season of Sorrow (graphic biography)

Oscar Wilde: The Season of Sorrow (graphic biography)

$9.16

Loading

In stock

Please select a quantity
Whoa! You can't buy your own item.

Handmade

Materials

Paper, Card, Ink

Description

P&P NOTE: UK orders for Oscar Wilde: The Season of Sorrow will be dispatched from the UK. Orders for other countries may be dispatched from Germany. You may also be charged more than necessary for shipping if you purchase more than one book: I will refund the excess.

----------

This graphic biography of Oscar Wilde focuses on perhaps the most important phase of the Irish writer’s life: his two years behind the iron bars and stone walls of the brutal Victorian prison system. Merlin Holland, Oscar Wilde's grandson, has praised the "quality as well as the sensitivity" of The Season of Sorrow.

With two plays running in London’s West End and at the height of his success, Wilde was convicted of gross indecency and sentenced to two years hard labour.

There are many biographies of Wilde, but The Season of Sorrow is the first in comics form. It tells the story of Wilde’s suffering under the cruel “silent system” in his own words, taken from his letters and from the memoirs of friends, prison guards, governors, inspectors, and chaplains.

My research on Oscar Wilde has been published in “The Wildean”, the journal of the Oscar Wilde Society.

Printed in black and white on 300gsm silk and matt card (covers) and 115gsm uncoated paper (interiors) by the lovely people at comicprintinguk. 124 pages. 123x177mm / approx 5x7in.

Loading
Estimated delivery

The estimated delivery date is based on your purchase date, the recipient's location (actual or inferred), the seller's processing time and location, and the shipping carrier. Other factors—like placing an order on a weekend or a holiday—may end up pushing the arrival of your item beyond the estimated delivery date. It's our hope that your item gets where it's going as soon as possible, but given the factors involved, this is only an estimate.

Learn more

Jul 20 - Aug 4

Ready to ship in

1–2 weeks

From

United Kingdom

There was a problem calculating your shipping. Please try again.

Returns accepted
Exceptions may apply.

Meet your seller

Rob Marland

Rob Marland

Owner of RobMarlandComics

Message Rob

This seller usually responds within a few hours.

33 reviews 5 out of 5 stars

Loading

coops1578 May 9, 2020

5 out of 5 stars
Thoroughly researched, informative and brilliantly presented.

Purchased item:

Taylor Forsyth Sep 10, 2019

5 out of 5 stars
Truly one of the best, most special items I have purchased on Etsy. Amazing art and content. Very impressed.

Purchased item:

Isaac Mar 30, 2019

5 out of 5 stars
This is such an amazing bio/comic!

Purchased item:

Lelie Dec 22, 2018

5 out of 5 stars
I love Oscar! Thank you for this tribute!

Purchased item: