426 – Oscar Wilde: Unmasking the Man and His Works

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Dates: August 31 to September 28, 2022
Day: Wednesday
Time: 7-9 p.m. ET
Instructor: Joseph Pearce

This five-week seminar will look at the life and work of the incomparable Oscar Wilde, weaving biographical facts with a critical analysis of his work:

Week One: The Life and Work of Oscar Wilde, from 1854 until 1890
Week Two: The Picture of Dorian Gray
Week Three: The Picture of Dorian Gray
Week Four: The Life and Work of Oscar Wilde, from 1891-1900
Week Five: Wilde’s Last Will and Testament: De Profundis

Required Texts:
Joseph Pearce, The Unmasking of Oscar Wilde (Ignatius Press)
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray (Ignatius Critical Edition)
Students are also encouraged to have access to any text of Wilde’s De Profundis.