The ever-quotable Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was an Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet who delighted Victorian England with his legendary wit. He found critical and popular success with his scintillating plays, chiefly The Importance of Being Earnest, while his only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, scandalized readers. Imprisoned for two years for homosexual behavior, Wilde moved to France after his release, where he died destitute.
Vera; Or, The Nihilistsby Oscar Wilde
Vera; Or, The Nihilists is Wilde's first play. The tragedy is
Oscar Wilde was a prominent Irish playwright, novelist, and poet in the late 19th century. Wilde's distinct style makes his work a great read for children and adults alike. Wilde remains popular today for classics such as The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Importance of Being Earnest, and An Ideal Husband.
Vera; Or, The Nihilists is Wilde's first play. The tragedy is set in Russia and is loosely based off the life of Vera Zasulich.
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- Date of Birth:
- October 16, 1854
- Date of Death:
- November 30, 1900
- Place of Birth:
- Dublin, Ireland
- Place of Death:
- Paris, France
- The Royal School in Enniskillen, Dublin, 1864; Trinity College, Dublin, 1871; Magdalen College, Oxford, England, 1874
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