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I love her books and was wondering if anyone could give me a complete list of all her works including all the volumes of her diaries. Thanks. Oh and does anyone know where I could order them all online?
I just wanted a list before I started purchasing them so I wouldn’t miss any.
Oscar Wilde was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1854, into an Anglo-Irish family. His mother Jane Francesca Wilde (pseudonym Speranza) was poet for the Young Islanders and a life long nationalist. Wilde studied classics at Trinity College Dublin from 1871-1874, he won the Berkeley Gold Medal, the highest award available to classics students at Trinity. He was awarded a scholarship to Magdalen College, Oxford where he became part of the Aesthetic movement, one of its purposes was to make an art of life. After graduating he returned to Dublin where he met Florence Balcombe, on hearing of her engagement to Bram Stoker, Wilde wrote to her stating that he would never return to Ireland again, he didn’t except for brief visits. He married Constance Lloyd, her allowance of £250 allowed them to live a life of relative comfort. They had two sons Cyril in 1885 and Vyvyan in 1886. Oscar accepted a post with Woman’s World magazine in 1887, this was to become one of the most creative periods of his life. His first and only novel The Picture of Dorian Gray was published in 1890 to widespread criticism. His first play Lady Wintermere’s Fan opened in 1892 to critical acclaim and financial success encouraging him to write further for the theatre. His subsequent plays included A Woman of no Importance (1893), An Ideal Husband (1895) and The Importance of Being Earnest (1895). In 1891 Oscar met Lord Alfred ‘Bosie’ Douglas, third son of the Marquis of Queensbury, they became lovers. In 1895 Oscar was arrested and convicted of gross indecency and sentenced to two years hard labour. Upon his release he wrote The Ballad of Reading Gaol, an account of his experiences in prison. Oscar spent the last three years of his life, wandering Europe, staying with friends and living in cheap hotels, unable to find his muse. He died of meningitis on 30 November, 1900.
Russell Shortt is a travel consultant with Exploring Ireland, the leading specialists in customised, private escorted tours, escorted coach tours and independent self drive tours of Ireland. Article source: http://www.exploringireland.net
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