Oscar Wilde

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  • Oscar's birth

    Oscar's birth
    His full name was Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde and he was born in Dublin, Ireland.
  • Portora Royal School

    Portora Royal School
    He left this school in 1871.
  • Studies

    Studies
    Oxford during the 70s
  • Trinity College

    Trinity College
    After studying in Enniskillen, he went to Dublin until 1874.
  • Magdalen College

     Magdalen College
    He went to this college until 1878
  • Newdigate Prize

    Newdigate Prize
    He distingued himself also as a poet winning this prize with a long poem called Ravenna
  • Poems

    Poems
    Wilde published this at his own expense.
  • New York's lecture

    New York's lecture
    Wilde agreed and said he has nothing to declare but his genius
  • Wilde's return to Great Britain

    Wilde's return to Great Britain
    After 12 months in America, he returned to lecture on his impressions
  • Marriage with Constance Lloyd

    Marriage with Constance Lloyd
    Daughter of a prominent Irish barrister
  • Cyril's birth

    Cyril's birth
    First son of Oscar and Constance
  • Vyvyan's birth

    Vyvyan's birth
    Second son of Oscar and Constance
  • The Happy Prince and Other Tales

    The Happy Prince and Other Tales
    Romantic allegory
  • Woman's world

    Woman's world
    He became the editor of Woman's World
  • The Decay of Lying

    The Decay of Lying
    He insisted in this essay
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray

    The Picture of Dorian Gray
    Gothic novel which was published in Lippincott’s Magazine, 1890, and in book form, 1891
  • Intentions

    Intentions
    Previously published essays
  • Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime

    Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime
  • A House of Pomegranates

    A House of Pomegranates
  • Lord Alfred Douglas

    Lord Alfred Douglas
  • Lady Windermere’s Fan

    Lady Windermere’s Fan
    Comedy of manners, French drama
  • The Importance of Being Earnest

    The Importance of Being Earnest
    A trivial comedy
  • Entry into prison

    Entry into prison
  • Wilde's released from prison

    Wilde's released from prison
    He inmediately went to France, hoping to regenerate him as a writer
  • The Ballad of Reading Gaol

    The Ballad of Reading Gaol
  • Oscar's death

    Oscar's death
    He died of meningitis at the age of 46.