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The shame of Oscar Wilde

The shame of Oscar Wilde

from the shorthand reports.

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Published by Privately printed in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilde, Oscar, -- 1854-1900 -- Trials, litigation, etc,
  • Wilde, Oscar, -- 1854-1900,
  • Trials (Libel) -- England -- London,
  • Trials (Sodomy) -- England -- London,
  • Authors, Irish -- 19th century -- Biography,
  • Gay men -- Biography,
  • Gay authors -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationl, 126 p. ;
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22979827M
    OCLC/WorldCa2972729

      The Secret Life of Oscar Wilde by Neil McKenna pp, Century, £ Oscar Wilde wanted his life to be a great dramatic work, the tale of the genius brought down by . "The Picture of Dorian Gray," Wilde's only novel besides seven plays as well as several works of short fiction, poetry, nonfiction and two fairy tale collections originally written for his two sons, is critical to an understanding of Wilde's body of work and his personality primarily for two reasons: First, because it constitutes one of his.

    The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame. Oscar Wilde. In , Douglas's cousin Lionel Johnson introduced him to Oscar Wilde; although the playwright was married with two sons, they soon began an affair. In , the Robert Hichens novel The Green Carnation was published. Said to be a roman à clef based on the relationship of Wilde and Douglas, it was one of the texts used against Wilde during his trials in

    Sons: Cyril, born in June , who died in World War I, and Vyvyan, born in November Vyvyan became a writer using the surname Holland, and his own grandson, Merlin Holland, has written two books about his grandfather, "Wilde Album" and "After Oscar: The Color of his Legacy."Merlin's son Lucien is a classics major at Oxford, just like Oscar Wilde.   – Oscar Wilde “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” – Oscar Wilde “It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” – Oscar Wilde “The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.” – .


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Six years after his death inthis compilation of “short hand reports” surfaced, titled The Shame of Oscar Wilde. Using excerpts from questioning and testimony, this book recounts selected details from the convoluted trials Wilde was involved in. 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 readers. Imprisoned for Brand: OGB. “The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.” ― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray tags: books, morality, reading.

The Shame Of Oscar Wilde: From The Shorthand Reports () by Michael William Thomas Howe (Author), Oscar Wilde (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

5/5(1). Winner of both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize, Oscar Wilde is the definitive biography of the tortured poet and playwright and the last book by renowned biographer and literary critic Richard n dedicated two decades to the research and writing of this biography, resulting in a complex and richly detailed portrait of Oscar Wilde/5(68).

#2: “People say sometimes that beauty is only superficial. That may be so, but at least it is not so superficial as thought is. To me, beauty is the wonder of wonders. It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances.” #3: “Ah.

realize your youth while you have it. Don’t squander the gold of your days, listening to the tedious, trying to improve the hopeless failure, or giving. “The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame.” – Oscar Wilde “I don’t want to be shut out from the truth.

If they ban books, they might as well lock us away from the world.”—Rory Edwards, 12, Washington Post, Getting It Down at Writing Camp.

“Don’t join the book burners. Oscar Wilde, London, United Kingdom. 3, likes 2, talking about this. OSCAR WILDE (–) was an Irish writer, poet, and playwright. He is the author of the novel, The Picture of.

Must-read books by Oscar Wilde Once considered a literary and commercial failure, the book aged well like a fine wine and has been readapted for the big screen many times. Most Famous Quotes By Oscar Wilde, The Author Of The Picture Of Dorian Gray. Famous As: Playwright.

Born On: the name of Oscar Wilde comes to the forefront. He was by far one of the greatest playwrights of the Victorian era. If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all. Oscar Wilde Quotes. Selection of Wilde's famous quotes The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame.

There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written or badly written. Don't say you agree with me. When people agree with me I always feel that I must be wrong. "His last book and his last years in Paris, by 'A' (Lord Alfred Douglas)": p.

[] Only official report of these trials is to be found in v. and of the Central Criminal Court sessions papers, Apr.-June,from which all evidence is omitted.

“Only the shallow know themselves.” —from “Phrases and Philosophies for the Use of the Young” () “ Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.” —as quoted in Aristotle at Afternoon Tea: The Rare Oscar Wilde () “ A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.” —from “The.

88 of the best book quotes from Oscar Wilde #1 “The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.” Jeanne Bowman, Oscar Wilde. Picture book. gardening forgiveness friendship selfishness art giants fairy tales fairy tale and folklore adaptations # Oscar Wilde (–) was an Irish writer, poet, and playwright.

His novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, brought him lasting recognition, and he became one of the most successful playwrights of the late Victorian era with a series of witty social satires, including his masterpiece, The Importance of Being Earnest.

Richard Ellmann, during a long and distinguished career, won international. The ever-quotable Oscar Wilde once said, ""Anybody can make history.

Only a great man can write it."" From his outsize celebrity in Victorian London to his authorship of fiction, drama, and poetry that uniquely captured his era, it's fair to say that Wilde succeeded on both counts.

The Critic As Artist. by Oscar Wilde. THE CRITIC AS ARTIST: WITH SOME REMARKS UPON THE IMPORTANCE OF DOING NOTHING. A DIALOGUE. Part I. Persons: Gilbert and Ernest. has that autobiography in which the supreme scoundrel of the Renaissance relates the story of his splendour and his shame.

The opinions, the character, the achievements of the. This is a bibliography of works by Oscar Wilde, a late-Victorian Irish writer. Chiefly remembered today as a playwright, especially for The Importance of Being Earnest, and as the author of The Picture of Dorian Gray; Wilde's oeuvre includes criticism, poetry, children's fiction, and a large selection of reviews, lectures and private correspondence has also been published.

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October – 30 November ) was an Irish writer, poet and wrote The Picture of Dorian Gray, and the plays Salomé, The Importance of Being Earnest, An Ideal Husband, and Lady Windermere's Fan.

Wilde was was married, and had two children. His downfall came as a result of his affair with a younger man, Lord Alfred Douglas. Book Summary “The Picture of Dorian Gray” opens with two prefaces. One preface is by the artist, Basil Hallward, who painted the portrait of a young man, and the other is by Oscar Wilde, the author of the story.

Hallward tells the story of the day a beautiful young man. A popular perception persists of Oscar Wilde as an idle aesthete. Is this a fair portrayal?

It is a carefully cultivated image that Wilde developed. For example, when he was told to take a scene out of The Importance of Being Earnest by the actor-manager George Alexander, he replied: ‘This scene you feel is superfluous cost me terrible exhausting labour and heartrending nerve-wracking strain.

T he Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde's eerie fable of the decadent young man whose portrait ages while he retains his youth, has inspired many works of fiction and performance, the latest.Oscar Wilde Quotes.

wallpapers “If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all. “The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.” — Oscar Wilde.