Oscar Wilde - Chapter 11, Disciple to Master Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11, Disciple to Master Summary

Wilde abandons lecturing in favor of journalism to supplement Constance's income. He writes reviews for the Pall Mall Gazette from 1886 to 1888, with most of them produced from 1887 to 1888. Bernard Shaw remarks on the quality of Oscar's journalism. Oscar's interests move in several directions, including socialism and women's issues of the period, and he edits The Women's World in 1887. Until October 1889 he contributes to the magazine under the heading "Literary and Other Notes."

He develops further as a writer during this period, possibly stimulated by feelings of freedom with homosexual relationships. The attraction among men and boys becomes a theme in his writing, along with the betrayal that happens in relationships. Oscar expounds more on the way life and art interact, mostly taking the view that life comes from art and that art answers questions that have yet...

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