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Des Grieux : The Prelude to "Teleny"

Teleny and Des Grieux media roundup

It’s been exciting times here at Rare Books and Collections! With the help of PhD candidate Justin O’Hearn, RBSC has scored a coup by acquiring two exceptional examples of early gay literature, Teleny, or, The Reverse of the Medal and Des Grieux: The Prelude to “Teleny,” that share a connection with famed Victorian author Oscar […]

Oscar Wilde Exhibition

Oscar Wilde Exhibition

A new exhibition is on display this month at Rare Books at Special Collections, featuring rare publications of works by Oscar Wilde: “That mighty love which maddens one to crime,” Teleny, Oscar Wilde, and Decadent Publishing in the 1890s This exhibition will be on display until January 31, 2014, and is free and open to […]