August 15-18, 2019

August 15-18, 2019

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Christine Roth


Christine Roth teaches nineteenth-century British literature at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. She received her PhD from the University of Florida in 2001.

She has done extensive work in nineteenth-century studies (her most recent essay being “The Zoocentric Ecology of Thomas Hardy’s Poetry” in Victorian Writers and the Environment, Routledge, 2016) and received the Nineteenth Century Studies Association’s President’s Award, the organization’s highest honor, in 2015. Her current research focuses on transhistoricism in writing by expatriates in Paris.

Hedge School Presentation: Classic Irish Literature: The Comedy and Tragedy of Oscar Wilde

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was born in Dublin on October 16, 1854. He attended Oxford University and was welcomed into--then expelled from--English society and died in Paris. This presentation examines his aesthetics and literary works.

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