[Msa-discuss] New literary Twitter role play for The Picture of Dorian Gray (Wed., March 19, 2014)

Petra Dierkes-Thrun petradt at gmail.com
Thu Mar 13 12:10:02 EDT 2014

(Wednesday, March 19, 2014)

Dear colleagues:

Some of you may remember our literary Twitter role play for Wilde's *The
Picture of Dorian Gray *from last year. We had hundreds of people
participate from all over the world and it was great fun; some colleagues
even assigned our game to their classes for extra credit. My current
Stanford class "Oscar Wilde and the French Decadents" and I are ready to do
it again, this time with a few new twists and excitement added!

*We will be playing on Twitter on Wed., March 19, 2014 (for the whole
calendar day, so you can chime in any time regardless of your time zone),
hashtag #digwilde; follow @petradt or/and @wildedecadents to find us on
Twitter. * All details here:


Shhhh ... I hear *Dorian Gray's Portrait is already rumbling on Facebook *(
https://www.facebook.com/doriangrayportrait), and *Dorian Gray has started
a Shopping and Activities page on Pinterest* (

Please participate and tell your colleagues, other Wilde and Decadence fans
and your students about it.

Thank you, and cheers!
Petra Dierkes-Thrun

Petra Dierkes-Thrun, PhD
Lecturer, Department of Comparative Literature
and Program in Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies
450 Serra Mall, Bldg. 260 (Pigott Hall)
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305
pdthrun at stanford.edu

Co-Editor, *The Latchkey: Journal of New Woman Studies
Advisory Editor, boundary2.org (Duke UP)
Book: Salome's Modernity: Oscar Wilde and the Aesthetics of
Editorial Board, Rodopi Dialogues
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