This is the number of searches you have performed with ecosia. This is the number of searches you have performed with ecosia. Still i rise, the road not taken, if you forget me, dreams, annabel lee. Oscar fingal oflahertie wills wilde was born in dublin, the son of an eye-surgeon and a literary h. No name is more inextricably bound to the aesthetic movement of the 1880s and 1890s in england than that of oscar wilde. This connection results as much from the lurid details of his life as from his considerable contributions to english literature. His lasting literary fame resides primarily in four or five plays, one of which the importance of being earnest, first produced in 1895is a. Oscar wilde wilde in 1889 born oscar fingal oflahertie wills wilde () ublin, ireland died 30 november 1900 () (aged 46) paris, france buried père lachaise cemetery occupation author, poet, playwright language english, french, greek nationality irish education portora royal school alma mater trinity college, dublin magdalen college, oxford period victorian. And his step seemed light and gay, but i never saw a man who looked so wistfully at the day. No name is more inextricably bound to the aesthetic movement of the 1880s and 1890s in england than that of oscar wilde. He did not wear his scarlet coatfor blood and wine are redand blood and wine were on his hands. Oscar wilde was suing the marquis of queensbury in 1895 for libel accusing wilde of homosexuality counsel have you ever adored a young man madly? Wilde i have never given adoration to anyone except myself. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of londons most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. He is remembered for his epigrams, his novel the picture of dorian gray, his plays, as well as the circumstances of his imprisonment and early death. My own boy, your sonnet is quite lovely, and it is a marvel that those rose-red lips of yours should have been made no less for the music of song than for the madness of kisses. Friends again urged wilde to flee to france, but he decided to stay and stand trial. Gay star news decided to take a look at some of the most inspiring gay poets from history and today.