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Oscar Wilde
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Lord Illingworth, Act III - A Woman of No Importance (1893)
Oscar Wilde
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Phrases and Philosophies for the use of the Young (1894)
Oscar Wilde
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Lord Goring, Act III - An Ideal Husband (1895)


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Oscar Wilde
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Born: October 16, 1854

Died: November 30, 1900 (aged 46)

Nationality: Irish

Occupation: Dramatist, writer

Bio: Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his epigrams, plays and the circumstances of his imprisonment, followed by his early death.

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