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My husband, Oscar Wilde. | e-Tinkerbell

Originally posted on e-Tinkerbell.

Whenever I think about Constance Lloyd  Wilde, and what she had to endure, all alone in an age when  it was important to be “earnest”, respectable and have the sense of decorum, I cannot help but wonder: what was her marriage like? 198 more words

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My husband, Oscar Wilde.

Whenever I think about Constance Lloyd  Wilde, and what she had to endure, all alone in an age when  it was important to be “earnest”, respectable and have the sense of decorum, I cannot help but wonder: what was her marriage like? 1,155 more words

Literature And Society

Statement by Ruth Vanita (DU Against 377, 10 January, 2014)

It is wonderful that DU teachers and students are gathered here to protest the unjust curtailment of all of our fundamental rights to liberty, dignity and privacy. 351 more words

DU Against 377

Magdalene Asylum - a poem

This poem was inspired by Marc Almond’s
song “Bluegate Fields” which was first
sung publicly at Wiltons Music Hall during
his residency from 28th April to… 282 more words

Porn and the Christian Guy: Part 2 How did we get here?

During the 19th century, England went through a major change called The Reformation of Morals that was spearheaded by William Wilberforce. He was also famous for his role in ending the British slave trade. 646 more words

God

The Ivy-Wife

I LONGED to love a full-boughed beech
And be as high as he:
I stretched an arm within his reach,
And signalled unity.
But with his drip he forced a breach, 113 more words

Poetry

The Sweet Hussy

In his early days he was quite surprised
When she told him she was compromised
By meetings and lingerings at his whim,
And thinking not of herself but him; 59 more words

Poetry