Oscar Wilde
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Today is the 120th anniversary of Oscar Wilde's release from Reading Prison.
Today is the 120th anniversary of Oscar Wilde's release from Reading Prison
Rashmae Chardavoyne
Mary Kelly
Kaela Bauer
“Never marry at all, Dorian. Men marry because they are tired, women, because they are curious: both are disappointed.”
―Lord Henry Wotton from THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY
Never marry at all Dorian Men marry because they are tired women
Stephen Harris
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Rodrigo Ramos Sanchez
"Sin is the only real colour-element left in modern life."
-- from THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY
"Sin is the only real colourelement left in modern life"
Georgie Hijam
Abhay Verma
Ayesha Khan
It opens its doors one last time in honour of the former inmate who wrote the Ballad of Reading Gaol.
Oscar Wilde 05/14/2017

Final public tour of Oscar Wilde-famed HMP Reading

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Houcine Hemahmi
Emily Gallagher
Jeannette Reyes Rifo
PROVINCETOWN — Oscar Wilde’s “Salome” plays like a Greek tragedy, set in Roman times, based on a biblical story. The
Oscar Wilde 05/13/2017

Wilde's 'Salome' intense and imaginative

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Charo García
Cecilia Mendez Ibañez
Jacques Thouret
History lovers will be able to see Oscar Wilde's Masonic membership certificate for the first time ever during a special exhibition, writes Kayleigh…
Oscar Wilde 04/29/2017

Oscar Wilde's Mason membership certificate goes on public display for the first time

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Steve Keenan
Tristan Crouch
Giuseppe Conti
On this day in 1891, THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY was published.

"It was his beauty that had ruined him, his beauty and the youth that he had prayed for. But for those two things, his life might have been free from stain. His beauty had been to him but a mask, his youth but a mockery. What was youth at best? A green, an unripe time, a time of shallow moods, and sickly thoughts. Why had he worn...
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On this day in 1891 THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY was published
Helen Kitchen
Renee Cusick
David Allen
THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY was published 126 years ago on this day in 1891.

"The only horrible thing in the world is ennui, Dorian. That is the one sin for which there is no forgiveness."
--from THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY
THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY was published 126 years ago on this day in 1891
Thomas Hellwig
Tom N Elaine Kroha
Helena Milenkovic
Geniuses are always talking about themselves, when I want them to be thinking about me. ~ Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde 04/19/2017
Shelden Marinela
Gonzalo Portal Villanueva
Angela Johnson
Herman Simms
Cesarina Boldrin
Sam Victors
As an infant, Oscar was nicknamed 'Ossie', perhaps after poet-warrior Ossian, according to Thomas Wright.
Oscar Wilde 04/15/2017
Nicky Lefebvre
Maria Sarina
Julia Maroh
A portrait of Oscar Wilde that typically hangs in a small hallway inside UCLA’s William Andrews Clark Library will be on public display next month for the first time in Great Britain.
Oscar Wilde 04/07/2017

UCLA’s rarely seen Oscar Wilde portrait leaves library hallway for exhibition in London

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Trey Dill
Danielle Guérin-Rose
Vick Hur
Oscar Wilde was arrested at the Cadogan Hotel on this day in 1895.

"The Arrest of Oscar Wilde at the Cadogan Hotel" (1937) by John Betjeman

He sipped at a weak hock and seltzer
As he gazed at the London skies
Through the Nottingham lace of the curtains
Or was it his bees-winged eyes?

To the right and before him Pont Street
Did tower in her new built red,
As hard as the morning gaslight
That...
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Oscar Wilde was arrested at the Cadogan Hotel on this day in 1895
Bernadette Roberts
Claude Varieras
Ken Grumer
A portrait of Oscar Wilde that once hung above the writer’s fireplace has gone on display at London’s Tate Britain gallery along with the door to Wilde’s prison cell.
Oscar Wilde 04/05/2017

Oscar Wilde portrait, prison cell door part of LGBT exhibit

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Dorian Dreddmor
Verònica Guell Fernandez
Brian Edwards
Portraits of Oscar Wilde and his lover Lord Alfred Douglas have gone on display in London to mark the anniversary of homosexuality being decriminalised.
Oscar Wilde 04/03/2017

New portraits of Irish writer Oscar Wilde and his 'golden boy' lover to mark gay decriminalisation anniversary

irishpost.co.uk
Ben Daniels
Charo García
Patrick Ferris
"Starting next fall, English majors at Harvard will be required to take a course in authors “marginalized for historical reasons.” Those “reasons” include “racism, patriarchy and heteronormativity,” the English Department’s chairman, James Simpson, told the Harvard Crimson."

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Starting next fall English majors at Harvard will be required to take

Does Harvard Consider Oscar Wilde ‘Marginalized’?

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Mary Pagones
Rory Lance
Raff Webster
Along Main Street Leadville, Stephanie Spong with the Tabor Opera House Preservation Foundation Board is walking through one of Colorado’s most historic buildings looking at what needs to be fixed.
Oscar Wilde 04/01/2017

Oscar Wilde once stood on this stage – now Leadville is working to preserve it

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Kate Brauer
Cal Bray
Jane Clair
BRUISER Theatre Company must be pleased their all-male production of The Importance of Being Earnest, which opened on Tuesday night at The MAC, has already proved controversial.
Oscar Wilde 03/31/2017

Review: All-male Oscar Wilde play a reminder that the truth is never pure and rarely simple

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Sam Brownbridge
Hy Pathy
Zeeshan Haider
This season Odyssey Opera has been featuring a series of operas and operettas inspired by Wilde, musical works based both on what he wrote and on who he was.
Oscar Wilde 03/26/2017

With 'Wilde Opera Nights,' Odyssey Opera Celebrates The Master Of The One-Liner

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Cesarina Boldrin
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