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New Law May Clear Oscar Wilde’s Criminal Record October 21, 2016: Britain’s Ministry of Justice is considering a new law that would clear the records of deceased gay and bisexual men convicted of criminal offenses that are no longer illegal. While none of [...] by

Carving the Mask: Notes on Re-entering Tomorrowland August 29, 2016: A surrender Vessel and vehicle for interstitial visions City that never sleeps I. Divided Mind Sometimes when I set about writing I want also to be somewhere else. This time it is with friends in [...] by

Paris Is the Place: An Exhibit of Artifacts Celebrates Oscar Wilde’s Life & Work August 25, 2016: Co-curated by Oscar Wilde’s grandson, Merlin Holland, this new exhibition at Paris’s Petit Palais opens on September 28. Via the Guardian: Paris will hold its first major exhibition on [...] by

Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde! October 16, 2013: In honor of Oscar Wilde’s birthday, 159 years ago today, were sharing a hilarious PolicyMic post comparing the Irish poet and prose master to Downton Abbey’s Dowager Countess of Grantham. [...] by

A Wilde and Whitman One Night Stand? September 18, 2013: The Toast recently posted an enthusiastic piece about the possibility of an Oscar Wilde and Walt Whitman, er, close encounter: Because mine is an evil and a petty mind, suitable more to wallowing in [...] by

The Tyranny of Relevance (and Greatness) November 12, 2010: Anwar Oduro-Kwarteng takes on the question of poetry’s relevance in The Independent, making a case that a “vacuous, objective” application of relevance doesn’t hold up when [...] by