Who is Oscar WildeOscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish poet and playwright. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of the most popular playwrights in London in the early 1890s. He is best remembered for his epigrams and plays, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, and the circumstances of his criminal conviction for gross indecency for consensual homosexual acts in "one of the first celebrity trials", imprisonment, and early death from meningitis at age 46.
Wilde's parents were Anglo-Irish intellectuals in Dublin. A young Wilde learned to speak fluent French and German. At university, Wilde read Greats; he demonstrated himself to be an exceptional classicist, first at Trinity College Dublin, then at Oxford. He became ...
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Oscar Wilde Poems
- Réveillon Du Nouvel An
Le ciel est couvert clignotant rouge,
Les brumes et les ombres qui circulent fuient,
L'aube se lève de la mer
Comme une dame blanche dans son lit. ...
Der Himmel ist rot blinkend bedeckt,
Die Nebel und zirkulierenden Schatten fliehen,
Die Morgendämmerung steigt aus dem Meer,
Wie eine weiße Dame in ihrem Bett. ...
- La Nochebuena
EL cielo está cubierto de rojo intermitente,
Las nieblas y sombras circulantes huyen,
El amanecer se levanta del mar,
Como una dama blanca de su cama. ...
O goat-foot God of Arcady!
This modern world is grey and old, ...
- The Master
Now when the darkness came over the earth Joseph of Arimathea,
having lighted a torch of pinewood, passed down from the hill into
the valley. For he had business in his own home.
Top 10 most used topics by Oscar WildeLove 60 I Love You 60 Gold 57 White 57 Sea 55 God 48 Red 45 Hair 40 Life 39 Heart 38
Oscar Wilde Quotes
- Yet each man kills the thing he loves, By each let this be heard, Some do it with a bitter look, Some with a flattering word, The koward does it with a kiss, The brave man with a sword
- Missionaries are going to reform the world whether it wants to or not.
- I love acting. It is so much more real than life.
- The cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
- About foxhunting: The unspeakable chasing the uneatable...
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