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. Oscar Wilde went to Oxford University and there he made a formidable presence. It was at Oxford that Oscar embraced the aesthetic movement, that sheer beauty of objects improves ones quality of life. Video is of good quality, biographers and one of his grandsons discuss Oscar Wilde.