How an irony-deficient hack demonised #Ruskin, the #Pre-Raphaelites, #Ibsen, #OscarWilde and others
Rupert Everett visiting Oscar Wilde’s childhood home in Dublin Rupert Everett reading from Wilde’s De Profundis at Wilde’s tomb A Victoria & Albert Museum video
This is the first in a series about books for admirers of Wilde, prompted by a question from the Oscar Wilde Festival, Galway. At the moment,
On this day in 1890, Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray appeared in Lippincott’s Magazine. Do you know the men behind Dorian? See The Diagram of Dorian Gray.
On this day in 1897: Criminal ‘Sebastian Melmoth’ spotted in @Hatchards bookshop, Piccadilly
The opening of the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition at Burlington House, Piccadilly, London on the first Monday in May marked the beginning of ‘the Season’