Irish-born author, playwright, and poet Oscar Wilde is known not only for his works of literature but also as one of the leading members of late 19th century England's aestheticism movement. Some of his famous works include The Importance of Being Earnest and Lady Windermere's Fan. His eccentricities and unconventional lifestyle drew public attention at the time, but they pale in comparison to his important contribution to modern literature.
This biographical documentary DVD from the Famous Authors Series provides a concise, 30-minute overview of the author's life and literary accomplishments.
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