According to Vincent O’Sullivan, Oscar Wilde said “The three women I have most admired are Queen Victoria, Sarah Bernhardt, and Lillie Langtry. I would have
On this day in 1854, poet, dramatist, novelist, short story writer, essayist, critic, magazine editor and rebel Oscar Wilde was born. Prejudice may have destroyed him,
“… [W]hatever amusement we may find in reading a purely modern novel, we have rarely any artistic pleasure in re-reading it. And this is perhaps
16 October: Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde was born on this day in 1854.
Oscar Wilde took inspiration from France’s reverence for the arts, but made a tactical error in assuming that the English establishment would accord artists the same respect.
There’s much more to Oscar Wilde than his much-quoted (and misquoted) epigrams (take The Portrait of Mr W.H., De Profundis and The Critic as Artist to