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Oscar Wilde; British author, poet, and wit

G. A. Cevasco

Oscar Wilde; British author, poet, and wit

by G. A. Cevasco

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Published by SamHar Press in Charlotteville, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.,
  • Authors, Irish -- 19th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Authors, Irish.

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the British author whose flamboyant career was brought to an end by a damaging lawsuit.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby G. A. Cevasco. Compiled with the assistance of the research staff of SamHar Press.
    SeriesOutstanding personalities, no. 45
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5823 .C4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5306236M
    LC Control Number72089209

    ‍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: British Author, Poet and Wit No. 45 by George A. Cevasco Hardcover, 31 Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / A biography of the British author whose flamboyant career was brought to an end by adamaging lawsuit Author: George A. Cevasco.

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Oscar Wilde; British author, poet, and wit by G. A. Cevasco Download PDF EPUB FB2

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‘I put all my genius into my life, I put only my talent into my books’, he said to the French writer André Gide. Wilde shone at both Trinity College, Dublin and Gender: Male. Oscar Wilde, for all his wit and wisdom was a man unable to survive his abbreviated lifetime.

A married Gay man representing himself publicly as straight (not a word so commonly used to represent sexuality in the 19th Century) was eventually drawn into the courts /5(). The author has been the subject of many biographies, both poet book and film version, notably Richard Ellmann’s work, Oscar Wilde, and the dramatic film Poet, released in the late s.

Just as Wilde the playwright and poet established his place in the literary canon, so Wilde the correspondent has been the object of critical examination. Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish playwright, poet, and author of numerous short stories, and one novel.

Known for his biting wit, and a plentitude of aphorisms, he became one of the most successful playwrights of the late Victorian era in London, and one of the greatest celebrities of his day/5. Author Oscar Wilde was known for his acclaimed works including and wit book Picture of Dorian Gray' and 'The Importance of Being Earnest,' as well as his brilliant wit, flamboyant style and infamous Born: Lord Alfred Bruce Douglas was an British author, poet and translator, better known as the intimate friend and lover of the writer Oscar Wilde.

Much of his early poetry was Uranian in theme, though he tended, later in life, to distance himself from both Wilde's influence and his own role as a Uranian poet/5. Oscar Wilde, British Author, Poet and Wit by G. Cevasco and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Oscar Wilde was a playwright, novelist, poet and celebrity in late nineteenth century London.

His flamboyant dress, cutting wit and eccentric lifestyle often put him at odds with the social norms. Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance () introduces an unusually observant amateur sleuth: Oscar Wilde, poet, wit, and playwright.

When Wilde discovers the murdered body of a beautiful young man, he enlists his friends Robert Sherard, great-grandson of Wordsworth, and Arthur Conan Doyle, who has just published his first Sherlock Holmes story, to help him examine the scene 5/5(5).

Told by Wilde's contemporary -- poet Robert Sherard -- this novel provides a fascinating and evocative portrait of the great playwright and his own "consulting detective," Sherlock Holmes creator, Arthur Conan Doyle. (Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance was first published in the UK as Oscar Wilde and the Candlelight Murders.).

Oscar Wilde ( - ) Irish dramatist, novelist, & poet. We have the following works by Oscar Wilde. This vintage book contains the Poems section of The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde. Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde ( - ) was a seminal Irish author, poet, and playwright.

He was the most popular playwright in London in the Brand: 1st World Library. The ever-quotable Oscar Wilde () was an Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet who delighted Victorian England with his legendary wit.

He found critical and popular success with his scintillating plays, chiefly The Importance of Being Earnest, while his only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, scandalized : NTMC. Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October – 30 November ) was an Irish writer and poet.

After writing in different forms throughout the s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early s. The British author Oscar Wilde was part of the "art for art's sake" movement in English literature at the end of the 19th century.

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Born on Octo in Dublin, author, playwright and poet Oscar Wilde was a popular literary figure in late Victorian England, known for. Oscar Wilde, for all his wit and wisdom was a man unable to survive his abbreviated lifetime.

A married Gay man representing himself publicly as straight (not a word so commonly used to represent sexuality in the 19th Century) was eventually drawn into the courts of Great Britain surprising Wilde beyond his comprehension/5().

Oscar Wilde is one of the most quotable writers of all time, so here are his most 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, and : BHT Staff.

A gifted poet, playwright and wit, Oscar Wilde was a phenomenon in 19th-century England. He was illustrious for preaching the importance of style in life and art, and of attacking Victorian narrow-mindedness. Wilde was born in Dublin, Ireland, in The British author Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde () was part of the "art for art's sake" movement in English literature at the end of the 19th century.

He is best known for his brilli.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.