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LGBT People Of History Part Ten Oscar Wilde

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Oscar Wilde.During a time of moral conservatism, Wilde managed to survive his youth decked out in flamboyant clothing exuding eccentricity, because of his stunning wit – the true cause of his celebrity. While studying at Oxford University, Oscar would walk through the streets with a lobster on a leash. His room was decorated with bright blue china, sunflowers, and peacock feathers.

Oscar Wilde.During a time of moral conservatism, Wilde managed to survive his youth decked out in flamboyant clothing exuding eccentricity, because of his stunning wit – the true cause of his celebrity. While studying at Oxford University, Oscar would walk through the streets with a lobster on a leash. His room was decorated with bright blue china, sunflowers, and peacock feathers.

It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it. - Oscar Wilde

It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it. - Oscar Wilde

Vyvyan & Cyril Wilde (with maternal grandfather?) - the family surname was changed to Holland by their mother due to Oscar's very public downfall.

Vyvyan & Cyril Wilde (with maternal grandfather?) - the family surname was changed to Holland by their mother due to Oscar's very public downfall.

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Oscar Wilde wrote fiction, non-fiction, plays, poetry, essays.  Favorite Play - even to just read - "The Importance of Being Ernest."  Favorite quote - "Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination."  Gotta love that.

Oscar Wilde wrote fiction, non-fiction, plays, poetry, essays. Favorite Play - even to just read - "The Importance of Being Ernest." Favorite quote - "Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination." Gotta love that.

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