The picture of Dorian Gray and Celtic magic

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dc.contributor.advisor Jennings, C. Wade en_US
dc.contributor.author Upchurch, David A. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:32:04Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:32:04Z
dc.date.created 1977 en_US
dc.date.issued 1977
dc.identifier LD2489.Z72 1977 .U63 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/181620
dc.description.abstract This thesis has explored Irish influences on the author of The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde. The study explored early family and peer influences on the author and has traced his Irish roots to reveal a knowledge of Irish folk lore which is apparent in this novel.In addition, the thesis has analyzed the novel with respect to characteristics of Irish folk lore which are called, in this study, Celtic magic. The paper also has presented the case that Oscar Wilde should be placed with Anglo-Irish writers instead of British authors.
dc.format.extent 38 leaves ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Folklore -- Ireland. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Celts -- Folklore. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Irish -- Folklore. en_US
dc.subject.other Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. Picture of Dorian Gray. en_US
dc.title The picture of Dorian Gray and Celtic magic en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/416565 en_US


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