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Oscar Wilde was born in Dublin in 1856. In the years following hisgraduation from Oxford in 1878 he published poems and stories whichincluded The Picture of Dorian Gray. Lady Windermere's Fan was produced in 1892, A Woman of No Importance in 1893 and An Ideal Husband and The Importance of Being Earnest in 1895. Later work included De Profundis and The Ballad of Reading Gaol. He died in 1900.
the wittiest play in the English language Financial Times Comes as close to perfection as any comedy I can think of. Daily Telegraph