Oscar Wilde, His Life and Confessions, by Frank Harris

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter:

  1. Oscar’s Father and Mother on Trial
  2. Oscar Wilde as a Schoolboy
  3. Trinity, Dublin: Magdalen, Oxford
  4. Formative Influences: Oscar’s Poems
  5. Oscar’s Quarrel with Whistler and Marriage
  6. Oscar Wilde’s Faith and Practice
  7. Oscar’s Reputation and Supporters
  8. Oscar’s Growth to Originality About
  9. The Summer of Success: Oscar’s First Play
  10. The First Meeting with Lord Alfred Douglas
  11. The Threatening Cloud Draws Nearer
  12. Danger Signals: the Challenge
  13. Oscar Attacks Queensberry and is Worsted
  14. How Genius is Persecuted in England
  15. The Queen vs. Wilde: The First Trial
  16. Escape Rejected: The Second Trial and Sentence
  17. Prison and the Effects of Punishment
  18. Mitigation of Punishment; but not Release
  19. His St. Martin’s Summer: His Best Work
  20. The Results of His Second Fall: His Genius
  21. His Sense of Rivalry; His Love of Life and Laziness
  22. “A Great Romantic Passion!”
  23. His Judgments of Writers and of Women
  24. We Argue About His “Pet Vice” and Punishment
  25. The Last Hope Lost
  26. The End
  27. A Last Word

Memories of Oscar Wilde, by G. Bernard Shaw

Appendix

  1. Two poems of Lord Alfred Douglas
  2. The Unpublished Portion of “De Profundis”
  3. Oscar Wilde’s Kindness of Heart
  4. My Coldness Towards Oscar in 1897
  5. The Mystery of Personality
  6. The Dedication of “An Ideal Husband”
  7. Mrs. Wilde’s Epitaph
  8. Sonnet
  9. The Story of “Mr. And Mrs. Daventry”
  10. Oscar’s Last Days!
  11. Criticisms By Robert Ross
  12. The Soul of Man Under Socialism
  13. A Last Word
  14. The End.

THE CRUCIFIXION OF THE GUILTY IS STILL MORE AWE-INSPIRING THAN THE CRUCIFIXION OF THE INNOCENT; WHAT DO WE MEN KNOW OF INNOCENCE?

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