Who is Oscar Wilde?

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his epigrams and plays, and the circumstances of his imprisonment which was followed by his early death.

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Charles Osborne (music Writer) - Life and Career
... adapted Blithe Spirit (2004), by Noël Coward, and Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest ... London, staged a successful world premiere of an Oscar Wilde play, Constance ... The only one of Wilde's works not yet produced, Constance was unearthed, translated and adapted by Osborne from the original French ...
Music Based On The Works Of Oscar Wilde
... list of music based on the works of Oscar Wilde ... Oscar Wilde was an Irish playwright, poet, novelist, short story writer and wit, whose works have been the basis of a considerable number of musical works by noted composers ... Some are direct settings of Wilde's words or libretti based on them, and some are wordless settings inspired by his writings ...
The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao - Plot - Part I - Chapter Four: Sentimental Education (1988-1992)
... This chapter explores Oscar's time at Rutgers, and introduces the narrator, Yunior, who was Oscar's roommate and Lola's boyfriend ... When Oscar tries to kill himself over a girl at the end of sophomore year, Yunior steps up and rooms with him the next year in the dorm called Demarest ... Oscar and Yunior get a room specified in the “writing” section ...
Book League Of America - Partial List - T—Z
... Hawthorne, by Nathaniel Hawthorne The Best Known Works of Oscar Wilde, by Oscar Wilde, 1940 The Best Known Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, by Ralph Waldo ... the Species, by Charles Darwin The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde The Pilgrim's Progress The Holy War, by John Bunyan The Plays of Anton Chekhov, by ...
Stephen Fry's Podgrams - Episodes - Series 2
... along with several upcoming changes 2 "Beauty of Soul Oscar Wilde" 3 ... December 2008 (2008-12-03) Fry talks at his love of Oscar Wilde ... was partly an advert for his audio series of "Oscar Wilde's Short Stories" 3 "Language" 22 ... December 2008 (2008-12-22) Fry discusses his love of ...

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    To give an accurate description of what has never occurred is not merely the proper occupation of the historian, but the inalienable privilege of any man of parts and culture.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)

    The man who sees both sides of a question is a man who sees absolutely nothing at all.
    —Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)