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An Essay On Understanding Oscar Wilde, A Metaphor: A Different Perspective On Homosexuality In History by Paulette Mahurin

http://ishistorytheagreeduponlie.blogspot.com/2013/06/an-essay-on-understanding-oscar-wilde.html#comment-form While spotlights shine on same sex marriages and homophobia internationally and change is occurring at a reasonable pace, it took over a hundred years for the archaic Victorian law used to prosecute author Oscar Wilde to come under reform. … Continue reading

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Who Tolerates This Kind Of Hatred Or Worse, Believes & Condones It?

To read full Bio: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Turing#Conviction_for_indecency Alan Mathison Turing, OBE, FRS (pron.: /ˈtjʊərɪŋ/ TEWR-ing; 23 June 1912 – 7 June 1954), was a British mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, and computer scientist. He was highly influential in the development of computer science, giving a … Continue reading

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Windy City Press Review of The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap

I’m thrilled with this from Chicago’s larges Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and transgender press. This is quite an honor to have this attention from them. http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/BOOKS-Smorgasbord-of-Words/41916.html Fiction Paulette Mahurin uses the trials of Oscar Wilde in 1895 as a backdrop for … Continue reading

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Oscar Wilde’s imprisonment inspired the writing of The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap

Book Lovers Blog Hop January 15, 2012 http://bookloverbloghopdailyspotlight.blogspot.com/2013/01/DailySpotlight.PauletteMahurin.html?showComment=1358268034029#c4660109220683419784 The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap By Paulette Mahurin In 1895, shortly after Britain changed its laws to make homosexual activity a criminal offense, Oscar Wilde was tried and convicted for “indecency.” He was … Continue reading

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Oscar Wilde Quote: On LOVE & HATE

Oscar Wilde’s Words were inspiration for The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap. Quote by Oscar Wilde “Love is fed by the imagination, by which we become wiser than we know, better than we feel, nobler than we are: by which we … Continue reading

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Oscar Wilde’s unjust imprisonment sets the stage for The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap. Wilde’s imprisonment, plays throughout the six month period in which the story takes place. While in prison, he wrote to his lover, De Profundis, which inspired me throughout the writing.

An excerpt from De Profundis: “When first I was put into prison some people advised me to try and forget who I was. It was ruinous advice. It is only by realizing what I am that I have found comfort … Continue reading

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