Resources

The following free online resources may be of interest. Note that these sites are not maintained by the Oscar Wilde Society.

Wilde Manuscripts

Annotated Bibliography Of Wilde Manuscripts and Their Provenances

Wolfgang Maier-Sigrist has just published an annotated bibliography of the manuscripts of Oscar Wilde, on the Internet.  This free resource is the result of three years’ work and is an amazingly extensive and detailed look at Oscar’s manuscripts and their provenances. It will be of interest to writers, researchers and other Wildeans.

Musical Adaptations

Our member Tine Englebert wrote her PhD on Wilde on musical adaptations of of Oscar Wilde’s works. Her thesis contains a list of over 500 musical adaptations, grouped by the work they are based on.

https://oscarwildesociety.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Music-for-Wilde-Version-2020-2-1.pdf 

 

Oscar Wilde in America website

Oscar Wilde in America

John Cooper maintains an active  and thoroughly researched website covering every aspect of Oscar’s visits to America – and more.

https://www.oscarwildeinamerica.org/

https://oscarwildeinamerica.blog/

 

Critical Commentary on The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest – Critical Commentary

Professor Joseph Donohue has compiled a comprehensive inventory of critical responses to Oscar Wilde’s best-loved play.

http://openbooks.library.umass.edu/earnestcommentary/