Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde
06/21/2017 at 02:03. Facebook
Oscar Wilde's THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY was published in Lippincott's today in 1890.

“You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.”

Entranced by the perfection of his recently painted portrait, the youthful Dorian Gray expresses a wish that the figure on the canvas could age and change in his place. When his wish comes true, the...
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Oscar Wilde 06/21/2017
ANa Leite
John Zachariah
Tal Brat
Bill Parandes
Aristea Strougi
Tamy Guaita
Joda Dotson
Pavitra Kurup
Adam Alfred Larsson
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
Lanora Kikoose
Sophia Moss
"Sin is the only real colour-element left in modern life."
"Sin is the only real colourelement left in modern life"
Georgie Hijam
Amparo Navarro
Amanda Featherston
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

Anita Davies
Cesarina Boldrin
Houcine Hemahmi
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

Cecilia Mendez Ibañez
Jacques Thouret
Charo García
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

Tristan Crouch
Giuseppe Conti
Nikki Lumm
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
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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."
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

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
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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

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

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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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

Kate Brauer
Cal Bray
Jane Clair