An Irish-born author of the late nineteenth century, who spent most of his career in England. Wilde was famous for his flamboyant wit and style of dress. His best-known works include the novel The Picture of Dorian Gray and the play The Importance of Being Earnest. He urged art for art's sake.
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And we have a lot of great guests this season: Greta Gerwig, Natasha Lyonne, Olivia Wilde, Steve Buscemi is back—I love that guy.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Oscar-winning actress put nude photo thieves in their place with one perfect statement.Jennifer Lawrence’s Righteous Fury Says Everything We Wanted to Say|Kevin O’Keeffe|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the Absinthe House has a full list: Other famous imbibers include P.T. Barnum, Oscar Wilde, and General Robert E. Lee.
How do you push yourself to be better when you get an Oscar for buying breakfast in the morning?
One example would be how fascinating it must be to be Martin Scorsese and have an Oscar at home for The Departed.
Yet it is just because there is some truth in Wilde's plea, that there is still something to be said to-day of Baudelaire.
At the present moment the works of Oscar Wilde are being sold in enormous quantities and in many editions.
Mr. Lightoller came on the bridge again to take over the ship from Mr. Wilde, the chief officer (dead).Loss of the Steamship 'Titanic'|British Government
Her strong hands were lifting the little creature, and Mrs. Wilde found herself driven away.Country Neighbors|Alice Brown
Although notwithstanding there is great store thereof in many places of the countrey growing naturally and wilde.