Delivering information of Wilde's existence and paintings in an simply obtainable profile, this biography uses surviving letters, notebooks, diaries and records, in addition to different researched biographies. different author's within the sequence contain Pope, Byron, Dickens, Kipling, and Tennyson.
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OW's reply appears on the 9th: he refers to the 'venom and vulgarity' of Whistler's letter, and declares that his allegations are untrue. Another letter from Whistler is published on the 16th. He reprints all three letters in The Gentle Art of Making Enemies. February 6 (Thurs) Attends the opening night of Robert Buchanan's Clarissa at the Vaudeville Theatre. About the middle of the month he goes to Oxford to advise the Oxford University Dramatic Society on their production of Browning's Strafford.
While in that city he sits for a portrait by Theodore Wores. Lectures at the Oakland Light Cavalry Armory, Oakland. Lectures again at Platt's Hall, San Francisco. Lectures in San Jose. Lectures in Sacramento. 1882 21 April 1 (Sat) Lectures again at Platt's Hall, San Francisco. 3 Lectures again in San Jose (California Hall). 4 Lectures at the Mozart Hall, Stockton. 5 Lectures again at Platt's Hall, San Francisco. 9 Death of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. 10 Lectures at the Leavenworth Opera House, Kansas.
26 (Tues) Reviews volume I of William Morris's translation of the Odyssey in the Pall Mall Gazette. ) May 11 (Wed) 'Lord Arthur Savile's Crime' begins to appear in the Court and Society Review; further instalments appear on 18 and 25 May. 18 Signs an agreement with the publishers of the Lady's World (see Apr). June 21 (Tues) Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. July 17 (Sun) OW is elected a Fellow of the Society of Authors. 1887 35 September OW writes to Lady Gregory telling her that he will be editing the Lady's World from the November issue, inviting her to contribute (in the event she does not do so), and mentioning that he wishes to make the magazine a vehicle for the expression of the views of 'women of culture and position'.
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