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Oscar Wilde: The Importance of Being Ernest
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Princess amp Connor Author Background Oscar Wilde was an AngloIrish playwright novelist poet and critic He is seen as one of the greatest playwrights of the whole Victorian Era ID: 593117 Download Presentation
Childhood. Wilde’s father, William Wilde was educated as a doctor, was medical advisor during the Irish Census of 1841. Specialized in ear and eye diseases. Opened St. Mark’s Ophthalmic Hospital in Dublin, as a service to the poor.
Being Earnest . By Oscar Wilde. Oscar Wilde was an extraordinary character, a coveted party guest whose witty, urbane, irreverent, wise, generous, and kind presence was sought by many. . W.B. Yeats said, “…the dinner table was Wilde’s event and made him the greatest talker of his time, and his plays and dialogues have what merit they possess from being an initiation, now a record, of his talk.”.
Carmen Rado. 2012. General information. Birthname: Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde. Birth date: October 16, 1854. Birth place: Dublin, Ireland. Death date: November 30, 1900. Death place: Paris, France.
Oscar Wilde in a photo by Napoleon Sarony.. Born in . Dublin. . in . 1854. .. He became a disciple of . Walter Pater. , the theorist of aestheticism.. He became a fashionable . dandy. .. 1. Life. Oscar Wilde and Lord Alfred Douglas in the 1890s.
A women of no importance . A.B . Walkley’s. criticism best illustrates this shift in focus. Walkley gave the play a mixed review. He commented that . Wildes. plots were not original, but brilliantly written “in point of intellect”. .
From The Ballard Of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde. He . did not wear his scarlet coat,. For blood and wine are red,. And blood and wine were on his hands. When they found him with the dead,. The poor dead woman whom he loved,.
Reading Quiz (closed book). How/where do Jack and Algernon each pretend to be named “Earnest”?. Which character ends up being actually named Earnest, and how do we learn this? . Bonus: Why was Oscar Wilde among our list of horror authors in our last class? .