OSCAR WILDE Wilde is considered one of the foremost playwrights of late Victorian London, also was a celebrity of the time due to its large and sharp wit. Today, he is remembered for his epigrams, plays and the tragedy of his imprisonment, followed by his early death.
FLORENCE BALCOMBE • After graduating from Magdalen College, Oscar Wilde returned to Dublin, where he met and fell in love with Florence Balcombe. She, meanwhile, began a relationship with Bram Stoker, whom she married in 1878
CYRIL• Cyril, who was born in June 1885, and Vyvyan, born in November 1886. were separated as a result of the scandal Wilde process. After Wildes imprisonment, Constance changed her name and that of their children to Holland to disassociate themselves from the scandal, but never divorced Wilde, who was also forced to give up custody of their children.
OXFORD • Son of successful Dublin intellectuals, showed his intelligence early age to become fluent in French and German. At Oxford he studied classics during , gave evidence of being a prominent classicist, first at Dublin, then at Oxford
THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY • In the 1890s, he refined his ideas about the supremacy of art in a series of dialogues and essays, and incorporated themes of decadence, duplicity, and beauty into his only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray.
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