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Oscar Wilde [PDF] Oscar Wilde | by ✓ H. Montgomery Hyde - Oscar Wilde, Oscar Wilde Montgomery Hyde met many of the people involved in Oscar Wilde s life including Lord Alfred Douglas Robert Ross and Vyvyan Holland Wilde s son in order to write this biography of Wilde He has also

  • Title: Oscar Wilde
  • Author: H. Montgomery Hyde
  • ISBN: 9780141390864
  • Page: 168
  • Format: Paperback

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  1. Harford Montgomery Hyde was born on 14 August 1907 in Belfast, the son of James Johnstone Hyde and Isobel Greenfield n e Montgomery He was educated at Sedbergh School Queen s University, Belfast where he gained a first class History degree then at Magdalen College Oxford where he gained a second class law degree He was called to the bar in 1934 From 1935 1939, Hyde was librarian and Private Secretary to the 7th Marquess of Londonderry In 1939 he married Dorothy Mabel Brayshaw Crofts divorced 1952.During World War II, Hyde held several positions He served as an Assistant Censor in Gibraltar 1940 and was commissioned in the intelligence corps and engaged in counter espionage work in the United States under Sir William Stephenson, Director of British Security Co ordination in the Western Hemisphere whose life Hyde published as The Quiet Canadian in 1962 He was also Military Liaison and Security Officer, Bermuda 1940 41 Assistant Passport Control Officer, New York 1941 2 with British Army Staff, USA 1942 4 attached to the Supreme HQ Allied Expeditionary Force 1944 and then to the Allied Commission for Austria 1944 5.Hyde was the Assistant Editor of the Law Reports 1946 7 , then Legal Adviser to the British Lion Film Corporation Ltd 1947 9 From 1950 59 he was a Unionist MP for East Belfast and was the UK Delegate to the Council of Europe Consultative Assembly in Strasbourg 1952 5 From 1958 61 Hyde was an Honorary Colonel of the Intelligence Corps Territorial Army , Northern Ireland After losing his parliamentary seat, Hyde was Professor of History and Political Science at the University of the Punjab in Lahore 1959 61.In 1955, Hyde married his second wife Mary Eleanor Fischer The marriage was dissolved in 1966 and he married Rosalind Roberts Dimond He died on August 10 1989.Hyde wrote a great many books on a wide variety of subjects including The Rise of Castlereagh 1933 The Quiet Canadian 1962 Cynthia 1962 and Secret Intelligence Agent 1982.The held at Churchill Archives Centre chiefly consist of the papers and letters Montgomery Hyde collected and generated in the course of writing three of his books The Quiet Canadian a biography of Sir William Stephenson, Director of British Security Co ordination in the Western Hemisphere, 1940 46 Cynthia a biography of the British agent Elizabeth Pack Brousse and Secret Intelligence Agent which included descriptions of his own wartime experiences The collection also includes papers and letters relating to Hyde s work in Censorship and Security in Gibraltar, Bermuda and the USA during the Second World War and in the legal division of the Allied Control Commission in Austria.

  2. H Montgomery Hyde s biography of Oscar Wilde is exhaustive, heavily laced with long quotations from letters, articles, and written recollections by, to, or about Wilde and his works Hyde traces Wilde from a brief history of his ancestry and his parents lives in Ireland, through his schoolboy years and his time at Trinity and Magdalen, to the height of his fame in the London theatre and its swift change to infamy with his libel suit against Queensberry, his subsequent imprisonment, his final year [...]


  3. This is by far the most detailed and in depth biography of Oscar Wilde available today, far outstripping even the most modern publications Instead of focusing solely as many do on his trial and subsequent downfall, Hyde takes us through the author s life from the very beginning to the bitter end with equal verve, omitting nothing even details which people who are familiar with his life may find difficult to read He also does enormous credit to himself and his subject by delving with great depth [...]


  4. I knew very little about Oscar Wilde when I began reading this, other than that he was quite witty and had written The Importance of Being Earnest which I had read recently.What and interesting, tragic, and relatively short life he lived But it is safe to say he packed plenty into his 46 years While the story is interesting there were footnotes throughout that I eventually ended up ignoring or it would have taken me much longer to get through the 439 pages I wish there had of his famous epigram [...]