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Dear readers of my blog,

while it is tropical nights in East Friesia rather than dog days that cause insomnia, making us wake up all too early for everyone’s liking, it is the early bird who also feeds on pictures that contextualize Oscar Wilde’s summer outing in the environs of Paris. John Cooper, in his latest blog has just posted a collection of 14 period picture postcards the look of which made me think of how the individual Wilde allows us to perceive what was already at stake for everyone else...

Liebe Leserschaft meines Blogs,

während in Ostfriesland eher tropische Nächte als Hundstage Schlaflosigkeit verursachen und uns für jeden Geschmack viel zu früh erwachen lassen, ist es der frühe Vogel, der sich an Bildern labt, die Oscar Wildes Ausflug in die Pariser Umgebung in den damaligen Kontext stellen. John Cooper hat in seinem letzten Blog eben 14 Ansichtskarten hochgeladen, deren Inhalt mich daran denken ließ, wie das Individuum Wilde uns wahrzunehmen erlaubt, was bereits für alle auf dem Spiele stand...

 

Dear readers of my blog,


this is only to whet your appetite for what is coming soon. Things have accumulated in the past few weeks, so I need some days to write up what my most recent readings on "poisoned thinking", "poisoned language" and the "poisoned book" from "The Picture of Dorian Gray" amount to.

All best wishes,

Jörg W. Rademacher

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Jörg W. Rademacher (*1962), born and bred in Westphalia. Attended university at Münster, Dundee and Lille. State exam in 1988. Ph.D. In 1993. Scholar, language teacher as well as writer and translator at Münster until 2002. Since 2002 secondary school teacher, writer and translator in East Frisia. Working on Wilde since 1988. Publishing on Wilde since 2000 as biographer and editor and translator, on a regular basis with Elsinor Verlag since 2012, since 2015 also editor and translator of Oscar Wilde calendars.

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