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Oscar Wilde in Canada

O"Brien, Kevin

Oscar Wilde in Canada

an apostle for the arts

by O"Brien, Kevin

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Personal Library, Distributed by J. Wiley in Toronto, Rexdale, Ont .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 -- Travel -- Canada.,
    • Authors, Irish -- 19th century -- Biography.,
    • Aesthetic movement (Art).,
    • Decorative arts -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Canada -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKevin O"Brien.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR5823 .O2 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination207 p. :
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3131891M
      ISBN 100920510639
      LC Control Number82245537

      Oscar Wilde 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.   Oscar Wilde was an Irish writer and poet. After experimenting with his writing, in the ′s, he became one of London’s most popular play writers. Today he is remembered for plays and beautiful words that have been quoted below in a compilation of 70 Brilliant Oscar Wilde Quotes. “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”.

      Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was born on 16 October , in Dublin, Ireland, the second of three children born to writer Jane Francesca Agnes née Elgee () and surgeon Sir William Robert Wills Wilde (). Wilde's mother was a prominent poet and nationalist; his father a successful ear and eye surgeon and noted philanthropist, knighted in Collection of thirty-two texts & poems in an anthology that is a commemoration of Easter. The collection is divided into four sections: a Time of Faith, A time of Rebirth, A Time of Celebration, and a Time of Love. Includes works by Gerard Manley Hopkins, Emily Dickinson and Oscar Wilde. Signed by Author on the tp with NO inscription.

      This reading group guide for Oscar Wilde and the Vatican Murders includes an introduction, discussion questions, ideas for enhancing your book club, and a Q&A with author Gyles suggested questions are intended to help your reading group find new and Released on:   As a coincidence, during the annual book sale held at University College, I came across Kevin O'Brien's Oscar Wilde in Canada: An Apostle for the .


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His father, Sir William Wilde, was Ireland’s leading ear and eye surgeon, who also published books on archaeology, folklore, and the satirist Jonathan mother, who wrote under the name Speranza, was a revolutionary poet and an authority on Celtic myth and folklore.

After attending Portora Royal School, Enniskillen (– Oscar Wilde in Canada. This is the only complete study of Wilde’s tour of fifteen Canadian cities in May and October of The tour was full of fun as Wilde paraded around the "colonies" in velvet knickers, lace shirt and comic opera cape.

Canadians crowded the lectures to gape and laugh at the exotic visitor. Oscar Wilde - Wikipedia. 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).

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.

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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.

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It is named after author Oscar Wilde. I wanted a name that would tell people what the shop was about. So I tried to think of the most Founder: Craig Rodwell. Oscar Wilde was a playwright, novelist, poet and celebrity in late nineteenth century London.

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With an Introduction and Notes by Anne Varty, Royal Holloway, University of London Oscar Wilde took London by storm with his first comedy, 'Lady Windermere's Fan'. The combination of dazzling wit, subtle social criticism, sumptuous settings and the theme of a guilty secret proved a winner, both here and in his next three plays, 'A Woman of No Importance', 'An Ideal Husband', and his undisputed 4/5(1).

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This minutely detailed book is the definitive story of Wilde's flamboyant, original and tragic existence. Merlin Holland and Rupert Hart-David, eds., The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde. This giant volume published on the th anniversary of Wilde's death really is the complete record of his correspondence - seemingly every business note and.

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.

Oscar Wilde. Oscar Wilde is the author of The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Importance of Being Earnest, as well as some of the most quoted lines ever written: "We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars." "I can resist everything except temptation." "A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.".

‍Oscar Wilde's first visit to America was for the entire year ofduring which time he conducting a lecture tour across the continent, including two tours of Canada, in which he undertook some lectures. The itinerary of this formative lecture tour has never been precisely compiled—there have been several major previously published.

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October – 30 November ) was an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early s. Oscar Wilde (Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde, 16 October – 30 November ) was an Irish writer, poet and playwright.

He wrote The Picture of Dorian Gray, and the plays Salomé, The Importance of Being Earnest, An Ideal Husband, and Lady Windermere's Fan. He was married, and had two children.

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