Heroes of History
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Heroes of History

The Importance Of Being Wilde

He was the toast of the town until his secret was exposed

Oscar Wilde and Bosie Douglas were lover Image from Public Domain

The Importance Of Being Earnest by famed playwright Oscar Wilde opened in February 1894 to great fanfare. People lined up around the block to get a seat to see the first performance of the play. It was another notch on the playwright’s belt, another rung he climbed on the social ladder.

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