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Wilde, Oscar

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Oscar Wilde Biography, Part 3 of
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A&E Biography.  In 1883, Wilde arrived in Paris and "put his aesthetic posing behind him."  He wrote the play “The Duchess of Padua” for Mary Anderson; she turns it down.  He goes back to London and continues to lecture.  There he meets Constance Llo... [more]
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August 13, 2009 at 06:35 PM
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Oscar Wilde Biography, Part 6 of 6
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Video starts with the British government's trial against Wilde.  Wilde’s trail ends in a hung jury, but the retrial does not.  He is found guilty of gross indecency and is sentenced to two years of hard labor in prison.  End of documentary is cut off... [more]
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August 13, 2009 at 06:37 PM
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Oscar Wilde Biography, Part 1
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A&E Biography.  Video starts with Oscar Wilde’s early life, where he was born, when he was born, his siblings, where he grew up, his early schooling, and his parents.  Video discusses Oscar Wilde’s parents and the life they led before he was born.  O... [more]
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August 13, 2009 at 06:33 PM
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Oscar Wilde Bio 4
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A&E Biography.  In 1891, Wilde fell in love with Lord Alfred Douglas.  He explained to his wife that he needed the time to write.  During the time away he wrote four critically acclaimed plays that mocked Victorian society, poking fun at London’s upp... [more]
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Oscar Wilde Bio 7
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A&E Biography.  His prison time is spent in a 10 by 13 foot cell at Redding jail.  There was no toilet, writing materials, and only the Bible to read.  Special arrangements were made for paper and pen in which Wilde wrote a letter to Bosie.  On May 1... [more]
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Oscar Wilde Bio 2
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A&E Biography.  Video starts in February 1879, Oscar Wilde moves to London, determined to sell himself as a professor of esthetics.  He moved in with a friend, Frank Miles, a well known and well connected portrait painter.  It was through him that Wi... [more]
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August 13, 2009 at 06:34 PM
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Oscar Wilde Bio 5
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A&E Biography.  Video starts with Wilde’s libel court case against the Marquess of Queensberry, Bosie’s father.  This court case concerns the Marquess wanting to socially embarrass Wilde by throwing a bouquet of turnips on the stage after one of his ... [more]
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Oscar Wilde: A Place in History
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Born on October 16, 1854 in Dublin, Irish writer Oscar Wilde is best known for the novel The Picture of Dorian Gray and the play The Importance of Being Earnest, as well as for his infamous arrest and imprisonment for being gay. Oscar Wilde died at a... [more]
November 26, 2012 at 09:46 PM
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Oscar Wilde: How to Tell a Story
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Oscar Wilde's father was Ireland's leading eye surgeon and was knighted in 1864. In this video clip, learn more about Oscar Wilde and his family life. (2:24)
November 26, 2012 at 05:52 PM
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Oscar Wilde: Leading a Double Life
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In this video clip, learn more about how Oscar Wilde sued the Marquis de Queensburg for libel, lost, and wound up in jail for gross indecency because of his homosexuality. (2:33)
November 26, 2012 at 09:59 PM
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