Poems of James Russell Lowell,: Lowell, James Russell,
After university Wilde moved to London, into fashionable cultural and social circles. Known for his biting wit, flamboyant dress, and glittering conversation, Wilde had become one of the major personalities of his day.
The opportunity to construct aesthetic details precisely, combined with larger social themes, drew Wilde to writing drama. Unperturbed, Wilde produced four society comedies in the early s, which made him one of the most successful playwrights of late Victorian London.
Upon his release he left immediately for France, never to return to Ireland or Britain. His mother, Lady Jane Francesca Wildewas a poet and journalist. Her pen name was Sperenza. According to a story she warded off creditors by reciting Aeschylus. His work gained for him the honorary appointment of Surgeon Oculist in Ordinary to the Queen.
Willie, whom he mentioned, was his elder brother. In Oxford Wilde shocked the pious dons with his irreverent attitude towards religion and was jeered at his eccentric clothes. In Wilde received his B.
To earn his living, Wilde worked as art reviewerlectured in the United States and Canadaand lived in Paris Between the years and he lectured in Britain. The Picture of Dorian Gray followed in and next year he brought out more fairy tales.
The marriage ended in In the story Dorian, a Victorian gentleman, sells his soul to keep his youth and beauty. The tempter is Lord Henry Wotton, who lives selfishly for amoral pleasure.
For that, I would give anything. However, although Dorian retains his youth, his painting ages and catalogues every evil deed, showing his monstrous image, a sign of his moral leprosy. The book highlights the tension between the polished surface of high life and the life of secret vice.
In the end sin is punished. When Dorian destroys the painting, his face turns into a human replica of the portrait and he dies. Wilde made his reputation in theatre world between the years and with a series of highly popular plays.
An Ideal Husband dealt with blackmail, political corruption and public and private honour. The Importance of Being Earnest was a comedy of manners.
John Worthing who prefers to call himself Jack and Algernon Moncrieff Algy are two fashionable young gentlemen. John tells that he has a brother called Ernest, but in town John himself is known as Ernest and Algernon also pretends to be the profligate brother Ernest.
Oscar Wilde's grave Before the theatrical success Wilde produced several essays, many of these anonymously.Are we free to speak our thought, To be happy, and be poor, Free to enter Heaven's door, To live and labor as we ought?
y. Are we then made free at last From the fear of what men say, Free to reverence To-day, Free from the slavery of the Past?
My proper theme is the second oversight of which in my judgment our Christian propagandists have been guilty: or, the necessity of church training, protecting and uplifting our colored womanhood as indispensable to the evangelization of the race.
"Intellectual Beauty," that which unlike church or state most deserves our "vows" of worship and celebration, has "pass[ed] away" without explanation; and the poem announces the withdrawal of the spirit of beauty in the form of hymn to its absence or, more precisely, to the "path of its departure.".
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