WHERE IT APPEARED
In a magazine essay:
The Soul of Man Under Socialism, 1891
The Fortnightly Review Vol. XLIX, No. 290, February 1891, pp. 292-319
WHERE IT REAPPEARED
In book form:
Reprinted in The Soul of Man, 1895
London. Privately Printed
Magazine: Mason, 52 (British edition).
Magazine: Mason, 53 (American edition).
Book: Mason, 367
(not 366 as noted at Mason 52)
Bibliography of Oscar Wilde
by Stuart Mason, 1914
LONDON | T. WERNER LAURIE LTD.
IN CONTEXT - THE SOUL OF MAN
We are dominated by Journalism. In America the President reigns for four years, and Journalism governs for ever and ever. Fortunately in America Journalism has carried its authority to the grossest and most brutal extreme. As a natural consequence it has begun to create a spirit of revolt. People are amused by it, or disgusted by it, according to their temperaments. But it is no longer the real force it was. It is not seriously treated.
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