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Oscar Wilde

Spotlight on... Oscar Wilde

03/01/2018 by Victoria Heward
“I can resist everything except temptation.” Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde   The Irish playwright, novelist, poet, and critic,...

History: Dandyism and fashion

03/01/2018 by Victoria Heward
The words ‘dandy’ and ‘dandyism’ were first used to describe a man who loved fashion and was particularly interested in his physical appearance....

Culture: Winter in Oscar Wilde

03/01/2018 by Victoria Heward
Oscar Wilde’s plays for the theatre are very funny but his beautiful short stories are delicate, dramatic and almost poetic. His descriptions of nature...

Cinema: The Importance of Being Earnest

03/01/2018 by Victoria Heward
The Importance of Being Earnest is probably Oscar Wilde’s most famous play. It first appeared on the London stage in 1895 and delighted theatre audiences...