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Oscar Wilde Biography (1911)

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was an immensely gifted English writer who produced a large variety of work ranging from humorous to tragic. He had the capacity to be ridiculous (The Importance of Being Earnest) as well as deadly serious (De Profundis).

Oscar Wilde Resources

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was an immensely gifted writer who produced a large variety of work ranging from humorous to tragic. He had the capacity to be ridiculous (The Importance of Being Earnest) as well...

Honors Texts for World Literature

Honors Texts for World Literature (E5) The Honors Track for World Literature is outlined in the study guide and involves additional reading and writing and an optional exam. Another way you can use the honors texts is if you...

Texts for Literature and Composition

English II: Literature and Composition What does Literature and Composition cover? Literature and Composition is a college-preparatory literature and composition course. Focus works, including novels, short stories, poems, and drama, have been selected for...

1952 film The Importance of Being Earnest clip

Enjoy these clips from the 1952 film of Oscar Wilde’s play, “The Importance of Being Earnest,” starring Dame Edith Evans (Lady Bracknell), Michael Redgrace (Jack Worthing), Joan Greenwood (Gwendolyn), Michael Denison (Algernon), and Dorothy...

De Profundis by Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis is the lengthy letter he wrote from prison. He begins, “Suffering is one very long moment. We cannot divide it by seasons. We can only record its moods, and chronicle their return.”