Reading Experience Database

Listing for Author: Oscar Wilde


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1850-1899'In 1898 Armstrong organised the Ashington Debating and Literary Improvement Society, and his reading broadened out to...Chester Armstrong Oscar WildePrint: Book
1900-1945'During these early years [Daphne du Maurier] filled her head with tales of adventure, romances, histories and popular...Daphne du Maurier Oscar WildeThe Picture of Dorian GrayPrint: Book
1850-1899'[Max] Beerbohm ... [declared] to Will Rothenstein that he had read ... only Thackeray's The Four Georges (1860) and L...Max Beerbohm Oscar WildeIntentionsPrint: Book
1900-1945'Nottinghamshire collier G.A.W. Tomlinson volunteered for repair shifts on weekends, when he could earn time-and-a-hal...G.A.W. Tomlinson Oscar WildeBallad of Reading GaolPrint: Book
1900-1945'24th February 1929 (Sunday) Finished reading ?Les Amis? before luncheon. Rolland is the most ?beautiful? wri...Gerald Moore Oscar WildeThe Portrait of Dorian GrayPrint: Book
1900-1945'This book made a deep and lasting impression upon me because, apart from its profound human interest in the widest se...Stuart Wood [pseud?] Oscar WildeBallad of Reading Gaol or De ProfundisPrint: Book
1900-1945Leonard Woolf to Lytton Strachey, 2 January 1903: 'I don't think my December list of books read equals yours. It in...Leonard Woolf Oscar WildePrint: Book
1900-1945'Sydney [Larkin's father] gave him free run of his library and his appetite for books grew enormously. "Thanks to my f...Sydney Larkin Oscar Wilde[unknown]Print: Book
1900-1945'Yet when the War broke out, I did not clearly understand what was meant by homosexuality, incest or sodomy, and was p...Vera Brittain Oscar WildeplaysPrint: Unknown
1850-1899'Wilde later said that it was his mother who inspired him to write verse [....] When his poems first appeared in magaz...Speranza Wilde Oscar WildeMagdalen WalksUnknown
1850-1899'We have just had Oscar Wilde's incredible letter to Colvin and have roared over it ...'Robert Louis Stevenson Oscar Wildeletter to Sidney ColvinManuscript: Letter
1850-1899'We have just had Oscar Wilde's incredible letter ... I read his poems and found, with disappointment, they were not e...Robert Louis Stevenson Oscar WildePoemsPrint: Book


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