Oscar Wilde

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The Apostle of Aestheticism

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Works about Oscar Wilde
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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1854/10/16 Oscar Wilde is born at 21 Westland Row, Dublin Born Oscar Wilde Centre Dublin Oscar Wilde's Birthday
1854/11/00 Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde is baptized at St Mark's Church. Now closed, the former St Mark's parish is now part of the parish St Ann's. St Mark's baptismal records are held at St Ann's. Faith St Ann's Church Dublin
1855/00/00 The Wilde family moves to No 1 Merrion Square, family home until 1876. Home Oscar Wilde's House Dublin
1871/00/00 Master Wilde attends Trinity College, Dublin on a royal scholarship from 1871 to 1874. Education Trinity College, Dublin Dublin
1874/10/16 Oscar Wilde matriculates at Magdalen College, Oxford. Education Magdalen College Oxford
1878/06/28 Oscar Wilde recites "Ravenna", the Newdigate Prize winner, at his commencement exercises in the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford. Poet Ravenna (poem) The Sheldonian Theatre Oxford
1878/11/00 Mr Wilde graduates from Magdalen College, Oxford with a double first in his BA of Classical Moderations and Literae Humaniores (Greats) Education Magdalen College Oxford
1882/01/03 Oscar Wilde arrives in New York aboard the SS Arizona to promote Gilbert and Sullivan's operetta, Patience, and to give a series of lectures. Lecturer Castle Clinton National Monument New York City Oscar Wilde's 1882 Lecture Tour Of America
1882/01/03 Oscar Wilde probably stayed at the Grand Hotel, New York during his lecture series Lecturer Grand Hotel New York City Oscar Wilde's 1882 Lecture Tour Of America
1882/01/26 Oscar Wilde delivers a lecture on "The English Renaissance" at the Academy of Music (razed). About 800 persons are in the audience. Considering the weather it is quite a large turn out of ladies. Mr Wilde stays at the Mount Vernon Hotel. Lecturer William Julian Albert House Baltimore, MD Oscar Wilde's 1882 Lecture Tour Of America
1882/01/31 Oscar Wilde encounters Walt Whitman, living with his brother and sister-in-law in a row house on Stevens St (lost) in Camden, New Jersey. Guest Walt Whitman Neighborhood Camden, NJ Oscar Wilde's 1882 Lecture Tour Of America
1882/02/00 Oscar Wilde did stay at the Grand Hotel, New York during his lecture series in Febraury and May Lecturer Grand Hotel New York City Oscar Wilde's 1882 Lecture Tour Of America
1882/07/15 At an invitation from Julia Ward Howe, Oscar Wilde lectures at the Newport Casino Theater in Newport, Rhode Island. Lecturer Newport Casino Newport, RI Oscar Wilde's 1882 Lecture Tour Of America
1883/11/22 Oscar Wilde gives a talk, The House Beautiful, at the Gaiety Theatre on South King Street, Dublin. "Buy nothing that is not absolutely useful and truly beautiful." Work Gaiety Theatre Dublin
1884/05/29 Constance Lloyd marries Oscar Wilde at the Anglican St James's Church, Paddington. Groom Church Of St James London Marriage of Constance Lloyd and Oscar Wilde
1884/11/00 Oscar Wilde and his wife Constance Lloyd move to Tite Street. E W Godwin renovates the interior over seven months at considerable expense. The family lives here until Wilde's trial for 'gross indecency' in 1895. Home Oscar Wilde House London
1887/02/23 "The Canterville Ghost" by Oscar Wilde is serialized two parts in The Court and Society Review, 23 February and 2 March, 1897. Author The Canterville Ghost
1887/05/11 Lord Arthur Savile's Crime is published in three parts in The Court and Society Review, 11, 18 and 25 May, 1887 Author Lord Arthur Savile's Crime
1888/00/00 "The Nightingale and the Rose" is published. Author The Nightingale and the Rose (fairy tale)
1888/00/00 "The Selfish Giant" is published. Author The Selfish Giant (fairy tale)
1888/05/00 The Happy Prince - published Author The Happy Prince (fable)
1891/00/00 Wilde becomes infatuated with Lord Alfred Douglas. The affair started after they met for tea at Wilde's house in Tite Street, Chelsea. Life Oscar Wilde House London
1891/00/00 Written at his home on Tite Street, Wilde's "The Picture of Dorian Gray" is first published as a 20 chapter book. The author is also believed to have penned "An Ideal Husband" and "The Importance of Being Earnest" in his library on ground floor. Author The Picture of Dorian Gray (book) Oscar Wilde House London
1895/05/21 After his first criminal trial ended in a mistrial when a lone juror refused to vote to convict, Oscar Wilde's second criminal trial for being a homosexual begins. Inmate
1895/05/25 After being found guilty of indecency, Oscar Wilde is sentenced to two years with hard labour. Defendant Reading Gaol (Main Building) Former Her Majesty's Prison Reading Marriage of Constance Lloyd and Oscar Wilde
1895/06/00 Following his conviction, Constance takes the surname 'Holland' and moves her sons to schools in Europe. Life Marriage of Constance Lloyd and Oscar Wilde
1897/01/00 While imprisoned in Reading Gaol, Oscar Wilde begins composing a letter to "Bosie", Lord Alfred Douglas. Inmate Wilde is permitted to write to his friends and his solicitor at the rate of one page at a time. Author De Profundis (book) Reading Gaol (Main Building) Former Her Majesty's Prison Reading
1900/11/30 Oscar Wilde dies of meningitis. Died
1905/00/00 "De Profundis" by Oscar Wilde is published. Author De Profundis (book)
1914/08/00 After about nine to ten months of sculpting by Jacob Epstein, Oscar Wilde's tomb is installed on a plinth by Charles Holden with an inscription carved by Joseph Cribb. In Memoriam Grave of Oscar Wilde Pere Lachaise Cemetery
2008/01/22 "The Importance of Being Earnest" is revived at the Vaudeville theatre. Starring Penelope Keith, the comedy ran until 26 April 2008. Playwright The Importance of Being Earnest (play) The Vaudeville Theatre London

31 Creative Works by Oscar Wilde »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Ravenna (poem) Author Poem 1878/00/00
  • 60 or so Notable Poems to Read for a Life List
Vera or, The Nihilists (play) Author Play 1880/00/00
Poems (Oscar Wilde Collection) Author Poems 1881/00/00
The Duchess of Padua (play) Author Play 1883/00/00
The Canterville Ghost Author Short Story 1887/02/23
  • 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up
  • 1001 Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas
The Sphinx Without a Secret (short story) Author Short Story 1887/05/00
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime Author Short Story 1887/05/11
  • 1001 Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas
The Model Millionaire (short story) Author Short Story 1887/06/00
The Remarkable Rocket (fairy tale) Author Fairy Tale 1888/00/00
The Happy Prince and Other Tales (fairy tale collection) Author Fairy Tale Collection 1888/00/00
The Selfish Giant (fairy tale) Author Fairy Tale 1888/00/00
  • 1001 Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas
The Devoted Friend (fairy tale) Author Fairy Tale 1888/00/00
The Nightingale and the Rose (fairy tale) Author Fairy Tale 1888/00/00
  • 1001 Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas
The Happy Prince (fable) Author Short Story 1888/05/00
  • 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up
  • 1001 Notable Short Stories, True Tales and Mezzobulas
The Portrait of Mr W H (short story) Author Short Story 1889/00/00
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories (short story collection) Author Short Story Collection 1891/00/00
The Picture of Dorian Gray (book) Author Novel 1891/00/00
  • 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
  • 1100 or so Notable Novels and Novellas
The Birthday of the Infanta (fairy tale) Author Fairy Tale 1891/00/00
The Star-Child (fairy tale) Author Fairy Tale 1891/00/00
The Fisherman and his Soul (fairy tale) Author Fairy Tale 1891/00/00
The Young King (fairy tale) Author Fairy Tale 1891/00/00
A House of Pomegranates (fairy tale collection) Author Fairy Tale Collection 1891/00/00
Lady Windermere's Fan (play) Author Play 1892/00/00
  • 30 or So Notable Plays, Musicals and Stage Shows for a Life List
Salome (play) Author Play 1893/00/00
A Woman of No Importance (play) Author Play 1893/00/00
The Sphinx (poem) Author Poem 1894/00/00
  • 60 or so Notable Poems to Read for a Life List
Poems in Prose (poem collection) Author Poems 1894/00/00
An Ideal Husband (play) Author Play 1895/00/00
  • 30 or So Notable Plays, Musicals and Stage Shows for a Life List
The Importance of Being Earnest (play) Author Play 1895/02/14
  • 30 or So Notable Plays, Musicals and Stage Shows for a Life List
The Ballad of Reading Gaol (poem) Author Poem 1898/00/00
De Profundis (book) Author Memoir 1905/00/00
  • 1000 or so Notable Biographies, Histories and Verfabulas

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