Oscar Wilde pp 351-354 | Cite as

Oscar Wilde in Dieppe

  • Jacques-Émile Blanche


Conderl and Sickert2 received without enthusiasm the news of Oscar Wilde’s coming arrival at Dieppe on his release from prison. What attitude was to be taken with regard to the outlaw? In discussing the matter with me Conder said:


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  1. 1.
    Charles Conder (1868–1909), English artist. Wilde much admired his work. See references to him in The Letters of Oscar Wilde; A. E. John, ‘Wilde and Conder’, Golden Horizon, ed. Cyril Connolly (New York: British Book Centre, 1953) pp. 321–5Google Scholar
  2. 1.
    John Rothenstein, The Life and Death of Conder (London: Dent, 1938) passim.Google Scholar
  3. 11.
    On Wilde’s life in Berneval see André Germain, ‘Wilde à Berneval’, La Revue Européenne, I (December 1923) 37–40Google Scholar
  4. 11.
    Léon Lemonnier, ‘Oscar Wilde en exil, d’après des documents nouveaux’, La Grande Revue, (January 1931) 373–98Google Scholar
  5. 11.
    Gerald Hamilton, ‘Wilde at Berneval’, The London Magazine, VII (June 1967) 73–7.Google Scholar

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