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Passions in PoetryOscar Wilde
1854 - 1900

Irish wit, poet and dramatist. Probably best known for his play; The Importance of Being Earnest (1895), other plays include Lady Windermere's Fan (1892), A Woman of No Importance (1893) and An Ideal Husband (1895), Salome (in French and first performed 1896) and his first play Vera (first performed 1883). He also wrote fairy stories The Happy Prince (1888) and The House of Pomegranates (1891), short stories Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, and other stories (1891), his only novel The Picture of Dorian Grey (1891). Other works include a collection of essays Intentions (1891), and The Ballad of Reading Gaol (1898). Wilde was the key figure in the late 19th century Aesthetic movement in England, which advocated art for art's sake.

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