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Author Study: Oscar Wilde Curated by Emily Liu '23: Bibliography


  1. Harris, Frank. Oscar Wilde, His Life and Confess. United Kingdom, Dodo Press, 2007. Digital.
  2. Wilde, Oscar. De Profundis: The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Writings. United Kingdom, Wordsworth Editions Ltd, 1999. Print.
  3. Wilde, Oscar. Happy Prince and Other Tales. London, United Kingdom, Everyman’s Library, 1995. Print.
  4. Wilde, Oscar. The Canterville Ghost and Other Stories. London, United Kingdom, Alma Classcis, 2016. Print.
  5. Wilde, Oscar. The Picture of Dorian Gray. New York City, United States, W. W. Norton & Company, 2019. Print.
  6. Wilde, Oscar. The Plays of Oscar Wilde. United Kingdom, Wordsworth Editions Ltd, 2002. Print

Websites (In alphabetical order)

  1. Anderson, Anne. “Oscar Wilde and the Aesthetic Movement, and the Cult of Beauty in Art and Design.” Cranleigh Decorative & Fine Arts Society, Jan. 2011, 
  2. Black, Joel. "Psyche's Progress: Soul- and Self-making from Keats to Wilde." Intertexts, vol. 5, no. 1, spring 2001, pp. 7+. Gale Literature Resource Accessed 23 Sept. 2021.
  3. Donnelly, Jim. “History - British History in Depth: The Irish Famine.” BBC, BBC, 17 Feb. 2011, 
  4. Doyle-Corn, Jennifer. IRISH HERITAGE IN THE WORKS OF OSCAR WILDE, Apirl 2010, 
  5. FOSTER, DAVID. "Oscar Wilde, De Profundis, and the Rhetoric of Agency." Papers on Language & Literature, vol. 37, no. 1, winter 2001, p. 85. Gale Literature Resource Accessed 11 Nov. 2021.
  6. Haslam, Richard. "The hermeneutic hazards of hibernicizing Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray." English Literature in Transition 1880-1920, vol. 57, no. 1, winter 2014, pp. 37+. Gale Literature Resource Center, Accessed 11 Nov. 2021.
  7. Kelly, Jennifer. "Oscar Wilde." British Reform Writers, 1832-1914, edited by Gary Kelly and Edd Applegate, Gale, 1998. Dictionary of Literary Biography Vol. 190. Gale Literature Resource Accessed 13 Sept. 2021.
  8. Kevin H. F. O’Brien. “‘The House Beautiful’: A Reconstruction of Oscar Wilde’s American Lecture.” Victorian Studies, vol. 17, no. 4, Indiana University Press, 1974, pp. 395–418,
  9. Killeen, Jarlath. "Introduction." Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, edited by Kathy D. Darrow, vol. 212, Gale, 2009. Gale Literature Resource Accessed 11 Nov. 2021. Originally published in The Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde, Ashgate, 2007, pp. 1-17.
  10. Lawler, Donald. "Oscar Wilde." Victorian Prose Writers After 1867, edited by William B. Thesing, Gale, 1987. Dictionary of Literary Biography Vol. 57. Gale Literature Resource Accessed 12 Sept. 2021.
  11. Leeson, Brian. “Jane Wilde - a FORGOTTEN Irish REVOLUTIONARY, Poet & FEMINIST.” Éirígí For A New Republic, Éirígí For A New Republic, 12 Oct. 2019, 
  12. Lynn H. Nelson, Robert Spencer. “United States History: The Gilded Age, 1876-1900.” WWW-VL History Central Catalogue, George Laughead Jr., Lynn H. Nelson, 5 Aug. 1999, 
  13. Markey, Anne. "The True Artistry of Oscar Wilde: Sources and Style in ‘The Canterville Ghost’." Short Story Criticism, edited by Rebecca Parks, vol. 293, Gale, 2021. Gale Literature Resource Accessed 11 Nov. 2021. Originally published in The Ghost Story from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century, edited by Helen Conrad O’Briain and Julie Anne Stevens, Four Courts Press, 2010, pp. 124-136.
  14. Nassaar, Christopher S. "Hidden Meanings and the Failure of Art : Wilde’s A Woman of No Importance", Études anglaises, vol. 68, no. 1, 2015, pp. 32-39.
  15. "Oscar Wilde." Gale Literature: Contemporary Authors, Gale, 2007. Gale Literature Resource Accessed 12 Sept. 2021.
  16. “Oscar Wilde on the Young Irelanders.” Donal, Fallon, Come Here To Me!, 30 Nov. 2016, 
  17. “Oscar Wilde.” Poetry Foundation, Poetry Fundaion,
  18. Powell, John. The Historian, vol. 56, no. 2, Wiley, 1994, pp. 394–96,
  19. Ransome, Arthur. "An excerpt from Oscar Wilde: A Critical Study." Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, edited by Sharon K. Hall, vol. 8, Gale, 1982. Gale Literature Resource Accessed 11 Nov. 2021. Originally published in Martin Secker, 1912.
  20. Shannon, Brent. "Refashioning men: fashion, masculinity, and the cultivation of the male consumer in Britain, 1860-1914." Victorian Studies, vol. 46, no. 4, summer 2004, pp. 597+. Gale Literature Resource Accessed 16 Sept. 2021.
  21. Skwiat, Matthew. “A Very Irish Irishman.” THE OSCHOLARS, 11 Nov. 2013, 
  22. “Standing at Armageddon : The United States, 1877-1919 : Painter, Nell IRVIN : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming.” Internet Archive, New York : W.W. Norton, 1 Jan. 1989, 
  23. Steele, Valerie. "Victorian Fashion." Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, edited by Lynn M. Zott, vol. 128, Gale, 2004. Gale Literature Resource Center, Accessed 16 Sept. 2021. Originally published in Fashion and Eroticism: Ideals of Feminine Beauty from the Victorian Era to the Jazz Age, Oxford University Press, 1985, pp. 51-84.
  24. Stone, Donald D. “Matthew Arnold and the Pragmatics of Hebraism and Hellenism.” Poetics Today, vol. 19, no. 2, [Duke University Press, Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics], 1998, pp. 179–98,
  25. Swim, Jessica. “The Victorian Legal System.” Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde, 
  26. Thornley, David. “The Irish Home Rule Party and Parliamentary Obstruction, 1874-87.” Irish Historical Studies, vol. 12, no. 45, Cambridge University Press, 1960, pp. 38–57,
  27. Williams, Holly. “The Victorian View of Same-Sex Desire.” BBC Culture, BBC,