One work of literature that comments on class distinctions in victorian england is the importance wilde uses humor and irony to publicly ridicule the self-aggrandizing attitude of the victorian upper in oscar wilde's the importance of being earnest, the double life, or double identity, can be seen as. Oscar wilde, the picture of dorian gray, 1891 perhaps, after all, america never has been discovered i myself would say that it had merely been detected oscar wilde, the soul of a man under socialism, the works of oscar wilde ed g, 1954. Oscar wilde created a play which reflects issues that wilde tried to conceal in his own private life: posing, living a double life and this paper will describe the terms social role and identity and examine examples of both terms in the play furthermore, it will find out the special meaning of social. In bram stoker's dracula a representation of turn of the century victorian england is given obsessions with new technologies, awareness's of sexual identity, and xenophobic attitudes in 1897 england fill the story, leaving dracula in the background as an almost minor character.
Bram stoker: bram stoker, irish writer best known as the author of the gothic horror tale dracula after 10 years in the civil service at dublin castle, during which he was also an unpaid drama critic for the dublin evening mail (later the evening mail), he made the acquaintance of his idol, the actor sir. Bram stoker booms his laugh and the adorable but potential-sociopath bosie holds wilde in his if you've ever it was interesting to see these artists, known for their work in everyday life wilde and the amateur detectives find themselves searching in the realms of politics, theatre and hidden secrets. There is no doubt that oscar wilde was one of the most witty men to come from the british isles and probably the world 39 i like persons better than principles, and i like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world 40 i love acting it is so much more real than life.
Oscar wilde's the picture of dorian gray, bram stoker's dracula, and robert louis stevenson's strange case of dr jekyll and mr hyde are all democratic age1 novels that evoke a theme of appearance versus reality in wilde's the picture of dorian gray, this motif physically materializes in. Oscar wilde is widely celebrated as an artist persecuted for his homosexuality, a sort of protomartyr for the cause of gay rights the current celebra wilde's need to find meaning in the midst of suffering was acute perhaps it was from reading augustine or dante or newman in his cell that he began to. Oscar fingal o'flahertie wills wilde (16 october 1854 - 30 november 1900) 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. Oscar wilde proved to be a student of great talent he was awarded a scholarship to trinity college dublin here he studied the classics, in particular oscar wilde's trial gripped the nation, the subject matter a source of intense gossip and speculation in the press the trial moved to a quick conclusion. Oscar wilde`s play, ``the importance of being earnest`` mocks protocols, principles, marriage and the search for love in victorian times it also makes fun of social expectations and the inversion of these expectations the main characters of the play are jack worthing and algernon moncrief.
#2 oscar wilde and bram stoker, the renowned author of dracula, were involved in a love triangle what else do you know about oscar wilde what do you think of his work we are waiting for i am a great fan of oscar wilde's plays i especially love the importance of being. Stoker worked diligently in the civil service and was made inspector of courts of petty sessions (a in many ways white worm is a synthesis of the themes and issues of stoker's entire writing career application form completed by abraham (bram) stoker for a position in the census office ireland. Oscar wilde prefaces his novel, the picture of dorian gray, with a reflection on art, the artist, and the utility of both the evil that machinery is doing is not merely in the consequence of its work but in the fact that it makes men themselves machines also. Therefore, wilde basically gives victorian society all he has to give as far as his true feelings for it: he care very little for the high and mighty ways that in addition, wilde portrays the troubles and the desires of the rich as extremely trivial and ridiculous algernon's most troubling problem seems to be. Abraham bram stoker (8 november 1847 - 20 april 1912) was an irish author, best known today for his 1897 gothic novel dracula during his lifetime.
Lady jane wilde was a poet in ireland, and enjoyed gathering intellectuals in her home, which included bram stoker she was also the mother of oscar many famous literary stars of the past knew each other and had close, often lifetime relationships you'd never suspect from just reading their works. Oscar fingal o'flahertie wills wilde is born in dublin to sir william and francesca elgee wilde oscar is the second of the couple's three children, though he wilde publishes his first book, a collection of verse entitled poems he has established a reputation as a leader in the london aesthetic movement. Oscar wilde bram stoker wrote a number of short stories and novels his first horror writing, the chain of destiny, appeared as a serial in the shamrock magazine in 1873 certainly, any close examination of the works of edgar allan poe, bram stoker's dracula, or robert louis stevenson's. Bram stoker's classic vampire story was very much of its time but still resonates more than a century later, writes robert mccrum dracula marries many genre archetypes stoker followed the example of frankenstein (and also the work of wilkie collins), to narrate his story through a collage of diary. In the late 19th century, bram stoker released one of the most widely recognized and successful novels stoker's work also strengthens the significance and value of the text normally, when reading a because stoker used the episodic method in his novel, the reader now knows what each and.
During these years wilde worked as a journalist and reviewer in the summer of 1891 wilde first met lord alfred douglas, the son of the marquis of queensberry and an undergraduate at oxford oscar wilde walked the line between insider and outsider, balancing a conflicting public and private life in. Oscar wilde is a prominent irish poet and dramatist he is well known as much for his life as for his literary heritage in the novel, wilde offers unique meaning of art and manners, public life and sexuality based on his personal values and views and harsh reality of life. Bram stoker's dracula as saviour: nietzschean reading journal of literary studies, vol 29, issue fleissner offers a compelling answer to the question of mina's labor by placing her in the developing historical discourse of nineteenth-century clerical work for women. Oscar wilde was an irish writer and poet after experimenting with his writing, in the 1980's, he became one of london's most a woman's face is her work of fiction - oscar wilde - oscar wilde the nicest feeling in the world is to do a good deed anonymously-and have somebody find out.
The original gothic horror story, bram stoker's count dracula moulded modern representations of the vampire in literature, film and popular culture the story details dracula's attempts to relocate to england from his home in the carpathian mountains, transylvania, and his conflict with the dutch. Oscar wilde quotes back to poet page beauty is a form of genius - is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation it is of the great facts in the world like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in dark water of that silver shell we call the moon. Share funny quotes by oscar wilde and quotations about art and life everyone may not be good, but there's always the complete works of oscar wilde: novel, short stories, poetry, essays and plays, p819, general press bram stoker novelist.
Although bram stoker's dracula seemed to portray initially a simple suspenseful story about the horrifying tale of count many literary critics have explored the common themes of gender and sexuality or sensuality issues embedded within works cited byron, glennis dracula: bram stoker.