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Wilde, Oscar

Other Names: Fingal O'Flahertie Wills
Born: 16-10-1854 at Dublin, Ireland
Died: 30-11-1900

Summary of Biography

An eminent Irish playwright, novelist and poet, Wilde belonged to the late Victorian Era. Known for his role in Aesthetic and Decadent movements and his barbed wit, he was imprisoned on account of gross indecency for writing on taboo subjects.

Biography

Known for his barbed wit, Oscar Wilde was one of the most successful late - Victorian playwrights and a great celebrity.  The Importance of Being Earnest and The Picture of Dorian Gray are among his best known works.  He is perhaps most famous for his trial, in which he eloquently defended homosexual love and was sentenced to two years of hard labor.

This section contains 23 books
The Picture of Dorian Gray
The Picture of Dorian Gray


US$ 24.99
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories


US$ 18.99
Salomé
Salomé


US$ 14.99
Poems
Poems


US$ 19.99
A Woman of No Importance
A Woman of No Importance


US$ 14.99
Shorter Prose Pieces
Shorter Prose Pieces


US$ 14.99
Selected Prose of Oscar Wilde
Selected Prose of Oscar Wilde


US$ 18.99
Selected Poems of Oscar Wilde
Selected Poems of Oscar Wilde


US$ 17.99
Reviews
Reviews


US$ 44.99
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime


US$ 14.99
Lady Windermere's Fan
Lady Windermere's Fan


US$ 14.99
Intentions
Intentions


US$ 19.99
An Ideal Husband
An Ideal Husband


US$ 17.99
A House of Pomegranates
A House of Pomegranates


US$ 17.99
The Happy Prince and Other Tales
The Happy Prince and Other Tales


US$ 14.99
Essays and Lectures
Essays and Lectures


US$ 19.99
The Duchess of Padua
The Duchess of Padua


US$ 17.99
De Profundis
De Profundis


US$ 14.99
Charmides and Other Poems
Charmides and Other Poems


US$ 14.99
Vera
Vera


US$ 14.99
A Selection
A Selection


US$ 18.99
The Soul of Man Under Socialism
The Soul of Man Under Socialism


US$ 14.99
The Importance of Being Earnest
The Importance of Being Earnest


US$ 14.99