Biography Oscar Wilde

Biography Oscar Wilde


Oscar Fingal O’Flaherty Wills Wilde is an Irish writer.

Oscar was born October 16, 1854 in Dublin in the family doctor. The first education in Oscar Wilde’s biography was received at home. Parents, perfectly educated, instilled in him from childhood a love of books and languages.

Then, 1864-1871, Oscar spent at the Royal School of Portoré, graduating with a medal and was sent to Trinity College. In this educational institution, Wilde acquired not only knowledge, but also some beliefs, character traits, which he retained for life.

And without that, the fine education of Wilde was continued in Oxford. Even during the student days Oscar traveled to Europe, and also wrote several works. For the poem “Ravenna” received the New Degree Prize. After graduation, he settled in London, went to the USA with lectures.

The first published collection of Wilde “Poems” was published in 1881. Returning to London, Oscar marries Constance Lloyd. The next period of his life was literally fruitful. He worked as a journalist, and also wrote many stories at that time. In 1890, Wilde’s novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, was published, quickly finding success.

The wit of the writer was well manifested in the comedies “The Ideal Husband”, “How important it is to be serious”. After a love affair with Alfred Douglas, the Marquis of Queensberry filed for Wilde in court. Oscar was sentenced to two years in prison, which finally broke morally. Freed in 1897, settled in France, changing the name to Sebastian Melmoth, wrote “The Ballad of Reading Prison.” On November 30, 1900 Wilde’s biography ended as a result of illness.



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Biography Oscar Wilde