Quoted in oscar wilde, an idler's impression by edgar saltus (chicago nowadays has his disciples, and it is always judas who writes the biography camille paglia, sex, art and american culture: new essays (vintage, 1992) p xi. Oscar wilde was born in 1854 in dublin, ireland to prominent intellectuals william wilde and lady jane francesca wilde though they were not aristo. Facts about oscar wilde, one of ireland's greatest, if not most humorous exports published the oscar wilde biography 'a portrait of oscar wilde' (2008) he was an advocate of socialism and in his only political essay the. Oscar wilde, the irish playwright, novelist, poet, and critic, was born in dublin on october 16th, 1854 at that time ireland belonged to, and was ruled by, britain.
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