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Wilde

Oscar (Fingal O'Flahertie Wills). 1854--1900, Irish writer and wit, famous for such plays as Lady Windermere's Fan (1892) and The Importance of being Earnest (1895). The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891) is a macabre novel about a hedonist and The Ballad of Reading Gaol (1898) relates to his experiences in prison while serving a two- year sentence for homosexuality
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A record of 5-1, including two wins previously at BAMMA, makes Wilde a dangerous opponent who will have his own designs on doing well back on the promotion.
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Wilde will be seen next in "The Lazarus Effect," an American horror film directed by David Gelb.
So began a dizzying series of events which saw Wilde go from prosecutor to defendant to disgraced prisoner in less than 100 days.
Salamensky's overarching claim--and the line of inquiry that seeks to unite her study--is that Wilde was constantly looking for ways to incarnate "the modern" in language.
In one of the best passages in the work, Markey asserts that, in '"The Nightingale and the Rose", Wilde is, we might say, moving away from omniscience to omnipotence as an artist, to paraphrase Beckett's comparison of his work with Joyce.
10) Wilde casts his aesthetic exposition in the whimsical form of an imagined dialogue between two adult friends, perhaps brothers, who are named with the names of his own, still young sons, Cyril and Vivian.
The notion of paradox is not only relevant to Wilde in his famous maxims and wisecracks: there is a constant sense of dialogue with his time and contem-poraries in Wilde's writing, and Ruth Robbins makes much of this.
It was a day of mixed fortunes for Wilde, who was sent off in the dying embers of the game after receiving his second yellow card.
This work chronicles seven generations of the Wilde family's scandals as well as its triumphs, in order to offer new insight on writer Oscar Wilde.