Definition of Wilde, Oscar in English:
( 1854–1900), Irish playwright, novelist, poet, and wit; full name Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde. His advocacy of “art for art’s sake” is evident in his only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890). As a playwright, he achieved success with the comedies Lady Windermere’s Fan (1892) and The Importance of Being Earnest (1895).
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