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 upper class. His plays brought him great acclaimed and filled his pockets with money. He spent money extravagantly and was soon in deep debt. Bosie’s father finds out about his relationship with Wilde and comes to take his son back. Video is of good quality and appropriate for high school students.