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Oscar Wilde: Up Close GILES RAMSAY Monday 14 January 2019

"I put all my genius into my life: I put only my talent into my works" 

Examine the public and private life of the world's most original and contoversial poet and playwright.

Oscar Fingal O'Flaherty Wilde was an Irish poet and playwright. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the 1890s.

He is best remembered for his epigrams and plays and his novel 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' and the circumstances of his imprisonment and early death.