A biography of oscar wilde irish novelist

After he graduated, he moved to London to pursue a literary career.

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In the retrial he was found guilty and sentenced, in Mayto two years at hard labour. There lies its immense value. He started his theatre career. Dorian, in a gesture typical of Wilde, is parentless.

That is their tragedy.

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Retour en haut de page Oscar Wilde's legacy Witty, eccentric, artistic genius, self-imbued, arrogant, provocative, but free, individualistic, brilliant, Wilde is the antithesis of the Victorian society he lived in. He married Constance Lloyd in and they had two sons, but in Wilde began an affair with Lord Alfred Douglas, nicknamed 'Bosie'. During his years at Magdalen College, Wilde was profoundly involved in the aesthetic and decadent movements. Wilde became the sole literary signatory of George Bernard Shaw 's petition for a pardon of the anarchists arrested and later executed after the Haymarket massacre in Chicago in At the same time acclaimed and heavily criticised, he then returned to London. Wilde statue, Dublin Wilde's greatest talent was for writing plays. There lies its immense value. Wilde published The Happy Prince and Other Tales in , and had been regularly writing fairy stories for magazines. He attempted to write a play in his style before his imprisonment, but this effort failed. The influence of his parents embedded in Oscar, intellectuality unmatched to other children of his age.

Ruskin admired beauty, but believed it must be allied with, and applied to, moral good. He enjoyed reviewing and journalism; the form suited his style.

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Wilde believed in a government of artists, which meant no government at all. Oscar Wilde was an Irish writer, poet, playwright, novelist and art theorist.

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While at Oxford, Wilde became involved in the aesthetic movement. Following his graduation, Wilde returned to Dublin. In many of his works, exposure of a secret sin or indiscretion and consequent disgrace is a central design.

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When Charles Stewart Parnell was falsely accused of inciting murder , Wilde wrote a series of astute columns defending him in the Daily Chronicle. Trinity, one of the leading classical schools, placed him with scholars such as R. Upon graduating from Oxford, Wilde moved to London to live with his friend, Frank Miles, a popular portraitist among London's high society. A brilliant student, Wilde topped his class in the first year and also won a scholarship in the second moving on to winning the Berkeley Gold Medal, the highest award of the university in his final year. Wilde was released with his health irrevocably damaged and his reputation ruined. Literary Legend Wilde wrote his only novel — arguably his most famous work — in He began to publish extensively in the following year. Son of a surgeon, he was first educated at home, learned French and German, was sent to Trinity College in Dublin where he studied Classics from till , and then went to Magdalen College in Oxford.

After attending Portora Royal School, Enniskillen —71Wilde went, on successive scholarships, to Trinity CollegeDublin —74and Magdalen College, Oxford —78which awarded him a degree with honours.

His father was a successful surgeon and his mother a writer and literary hostess.

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Biography of Oscar Wilde, Irish Poet and Playwright