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Oscar Wilde exhibitions 2016

Reading Gaol in 1840

I envy those of you in the Northern Hemisphere; this year you can attend one Oscar Wilde exhibition in Paris and another in Berkshire, England. If you go to either, please share your thoughts and photos with me. I would like to follow Wilde through London and Paris, but 116 years and 16,983 km stand between us (impediments for which

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At Oscar Wilde’s tomb

Oscar Wilde's tomb

There are two people entombed within Oscar Wilde’s monument at Père Lachaise cemetery in Paris. You might have expected Wilde’s companion in eternity to be his Judas-like lover, Lord Alfred ‘Bosie’ Douglas, or possibly Wilde’s forgiving wife, Constance, or one of their sons, Cyril or Vyvyan, but it is Wilde’s loyal friend and one-time lover, Robbie Ross. When Jacob Epstein

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