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The life & times of Oscar Wilde

The life & times of Oscar Wilde

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Published by Shooting Star Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


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Other titlesThe life and times of Oscar Wilde
StatementTimothy Moffet
SeriesLife and times
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Pagination64 p. : ill.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25439253M
ISBN 101573350451

Oscar Wilde's remark to André Gide (the remark that became Oscar's obituary cliché), that he had put his talent into his work and reserved his genius for his life, can be applied with far greater accuracy to the salon career of Oscar's niece Dorothy — who performed with her life for so many of the artists whose work still `performs' for us. Learn more about Oscar Wilde. Browse Oscar Wilde’s best-selling audiobooks and newest titles. Discover more authors you’ll love listening to on Audible. Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was born in Dublin on 16 October His father was a successful surgeon and his mother a writer and literary .


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'The Book of the Year, perhaps of the decade, has to be Matthew Sturgis's Oscar' TLS, Books of the Year. NOMINATED FOR THE WOLFSON HISTORY PRIZE A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR. 'Simply the best modern biography of Wilde /5(11). In The Secret Life of Oscar Wilde, Neil McKenna provides stunning new insight into the tumultuous sexual and psychological worlds of this brilliant and tormented a charts Wilde's astonishing odyssey through London's sexual underworld, and provides explosive new evidence of the political machinations behind Wilde's trials for by: Oscar Wilde was born at 21 Westland Row, Dublin (now home of the Oscar Wilde Centre, Trinity College), the second of three children born to an Anglo-Irish couple: Jane, née Elgee and Sir William was two years younger than his brother, William (Willie) Wilde.

Jane Wilde The life & times of Oscar Wilde book a niece (by marriage) of the novelist, playwright and clergyman Charles Maturin ( – Children: Cyril Holland, Vyvyan Holland. • Oscar: A Life by Matthew Sturgis is published by Head of Zeus (£25). To order a copy for £ go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only.

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His father, Sir William Wilde, was an eminent Victorian and a doctor of aural surgery. A popular perception persists of Oscar Wilde as an idle aesthete. Is this a fair portrayal. It is a carefully cultivated image that Wilde developed. For example, when he was told to take a scene out of The Importance of Being Earnest by the actor-manager George Alexander, he replied: ‘This scene you feel is superfluous cost me terrible exhausting labour and heartrending nerve.

'However much you think you know about Wilde, this book will absorb and entertain you. It thickens the texture of every aspect of his unique life – dazzling, decadent and doomed' Sunday Times.

'A perfectly diligent book, and tells new readers all they possibly need to know about Wilde and his world' The Times. 'Authoritative, magnificently researched' Spectator/5(52). Oscar Wilde was a noted Irish playwright, novelist, poet and essayist.

Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and other facts about his life. Oscar Wilde was a noted Irish playwright, novelist, poet and essayist, born in the middle of the nineteenth century into an intellectual family.

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Let nothing be lost upon you. Be always searching for new sensations. Be afraid of nothing. Life, Wonderful, Lost. Oscar Wilde (). “The Picture of Dorian Gray (Diversion Classics)”, p, Diversion Books.

A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction. Oscar Wilde was born in in Dublin, Ireland to prominent intellectuals William Wilde and Lady Jane Francesca Wilde. Though they were not aristocrats, the Wildes were well-off and provided Oscar with a fine education.

Oscar was especially influenced by his mother, a brilliantly witty raconteur, and, as a child, he was frequently invited to. Wilde Life is a horror comic and contains imagery that may spook or unsettle some readers.

He has contributed book reviews to the TLS, art criticism to Harpers & Queen and football reports to the Independent on Sunday. Matthew is on the editorial board of The Wildean, the journal of the Oscar Wilde society.

Oscar: A Life is Brand: Head of Zeus. The Picture of Dorian Gray is a Gothic and philosophical novel by Oscar Wilde, first published complete in the July issue of Lippincott's Monthly Magazine.

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Live the wonderful life that is in you. Let nothing be lost upon you. Be always searching for new sensations.

Be afraid of nothing.” —from The Picture of Dorian Gray () “ One can survive everything nowadays except death.” —from “Oscariana” () “To live is the rarest thing in the world.

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When Wilde died inDouglas was the chief mourner, though he allegedly got into a furious fight with Robbie Ross at the grave of their mutual lover. The Life and Times of Oscar Wilde J Christopher Johnson Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (–) was an Irish author, playwright and poet.

After writing in different forms throughout the s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early s. Today he is remembered for his epigrams, his novel The.

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She wrote patriotic Irish verse under the pseudonym "Speranza". Oscar's father, Sir William Wilde ( - ), was a leading ear and eye surgeon, a renowned philanthropist and gifted writer. “A] detailed and finely judged account of Wilde’s life after prison.

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'Simply the best modern biography of Wilde Released on: Septem ‍People are sometimes surprised to learn that early in his career Oscar Wilde (), the poet, playwright and wit famous for his flamboyant and ultimately dramatic life in London and Paris, made two visits to America.

‍Further, that each of these visits was important variously in informing his personal development, works, and legacy. Oscar Wilde: A Life from Beginning to End.

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Help. No name is more inextricably bound to the aesthetic movement of the s and s in England than that of Oscar Wilde. This connection results as much from the lurid details of his life as from his considerable contributions to English literature.

His lasting literary fame resides primarily in four or five plays, one of which—The Importance of Being Earnest, first produced. Wilde was officially an Anglican for the vast majority of his life.

He had a lifelong interest and respect for the Catholic religion, and converted to Catholicism on his deathbed. Political Views. Wilde was a socialist, an anarchist, an aesthetic and a gay man in Victorian England. Oscar Wilde, whose full name was Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie.

InConstance was staying in Worthing with Oscar Wilde and started assembling a collection of epigrams ("Oscariana") from Wilde's works. The intention was that it be published by Arthur Humphreys, with whom she briefly fell in love that summer. In the event the book was published privately the following en: Cyril Holland, Vyvyan Holland.

Oscar Wilde is one of the most quotable writers of pdf time, so here are his pdf famous quotes as declared throughout his life and works. Oscar Wilde rose to become the toast of London appreciated not only for his plays, Lady Windemere's Fan, The Ideal Husband, and The Importance of Being Earnest, and his novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, but for his grace, wit, Author: BHT Staff.

Transcript Provided by YouTube: Oscar Wilde His wit was legendary. His literary works showed signs of brilliance and his lifestyle made him, for a time, among.The ever-quotable Oscar Wilde once said, ""Anybody can make history.

Only a great man ebook write it."" From his outsize celebrity in Victorian London to his authorship of fiction, drama, and poetry that uniquely captured his era, it's fair to say that Wilde succeeded on both counts.