The provenance of Oscar Wilde's The Portrait of Mr W.H.: An oversight?

Lange, Robert J.G.
June 1995
Notes & Queries;Jun95, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p202
Academic Journal
Discusses the contents of the book `The Portrait of Mr W.H.,' by Oscar Wilde, published in a shorter version in 1889 and in an expanded version in 1921. Assessment of Horst Schroeder, and Ian Fletcher and John Stokes about the two versions.


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