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Mad, bad, dangerous to know : the fathers of Wilde, Yeats an Joyce

Colm Tóibín (author)

Mad, bad, dangerous to know : the fathers of Wilde, Yeats an Joyce

Colm Tóibín (author)
'A father...is a necessary evil.' Stephen Dedalus in Ulysses In Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know Colm Tóibín turns his incisive gaze to three of Ireland's greatest writers, Oscar Wilde, W.B. Yeats and James Joyce, and their earliest influences: their fathers. From Wilde's doctor father, a brilliant statistician and amateur archaeologist, who was taken to court by an obsessed lover in a strange premoni
Title
Mad, bad, dangerous to know : the fathers of Wilde, Yeats an Joyce
Author
Colm Tóibín
Language
English
Publisher
[London]: Viking, 2018
185 p.
ISBN
9780241354414 (hardback)