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  1. Recorded Books Kicks Announces The Literary Classics Online Book ClubRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... from any source and still participate in online discussions. January/February: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde March/April: Wuthering Heights by Emily Bront May/June: The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo July/August: Ethan Frome by ...

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  2. .com | Don't let intolerance become the normRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | News24

    "Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live." -Oscar Wilde.

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  3. Composition Contest Winner Martin Hennessy to Debut Opera the Young King at UmdRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    American composer and pianist Martin Hennessy will debut his new opera, a musical adaption of Oscar Wilde 's "The Young King," in a staged reading on February 10, 2017 at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland. The son to a family of goat herders, a young boy is found to be heir to the kingdom.

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  4. Theater Review: An In-Process Adaptation of De Profundis Is Still...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Independent Weekly

    ... designer Jim Findlay, and actor Nicole Villamil began a three-week residency to create a new stage adaptation of Oscar Wilde's De Profundis , culminating in workshop performances that run through Sunday. Given the challenges involved, those workshop ...

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  5. Biographica review: Mary Finsterer and Tom Wright's story of Gerolamo Cardano.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 7 | The Age

    ... lled the balance of iridescent purity and gritty noise in the sound to create an aural equivalent reminiscent of Oscar Wilde's image of a person lying in the gutter staring at the stars.

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  6. Junior News and Mail - January 4, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 | Fleet News and Mail

    This week's book reviews are for The Canterville Ghost and Other Stories by Oscar Wilde, and The Hello Atlas by Ben Handicott and illustrated by Kenard Pak. There are 15 Junior News & Mail prize winners who each get a voucher for swimming or bowling sessions or a family ticket for Birdworld, near Farnham.

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  7. Literature Talk: The Sign Of Four by Arthur Conan DoyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | This Is Grimsby

    Doyle wrote many works featuring Sherlock Holmes. This sinister short story grew out of a conversation Doyle had with Oscar Wilde about how to depict evila Wilde went home and wrote 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' and Doyle produced 'The Sign of Four'.

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  8. Literature Talk: The Sign Of Four by Arthy Conan DoyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 27 | This Is Grimsby

    Doyle wrote many works featuring Sherlock Holmes. This sinister short story grew out of a conversation Doyle had with Oscar Wilde about how to depict evila Wilde went home and wrote 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' and Doyle produced 'The Sign of Four'.

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  9. 5 things to know about 'Finding Neverland'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 24 | The Oregonian

    ... several theaters in Europe and England," says Hewitt. Frohman famously imported overseas heavyweights, including Oscar Wilde, to New York City stages. The producer developed J. M. Barrie's previous plays and initially staged "Peter Pan" in England, ...

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  10. Re-imagined 'Phantom' remains a glorious excessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Daily Herald

    The Phantom leads Christine to his lair beneath the Paris Opera House in the national touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Phantom of the Opera." Oscar Wilde wrote those lines for his 1893 play "A Woman of No Importance."

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  11. 13 Things You Might Not Know About London's HotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Londonist

    ... Street Magistrates Court, there were many (in)famous trials on the site involving figures such as John Lennon, Oscar Wilde, Johnny Rotten, Christine Keeler, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. The five-star Courthouse Hotel has retained some of its ...

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  12. 'The Canterville Ghost' will be presented at the Nicholson Institute in Leek this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Your Leek Paper

    ... style, with an afternoon performance. Be prepared for chills and chuckles with this original stage adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic tale of spooky goings-on.

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  13. BWW Review: Racette Strips to Essentials as Opera's Ultimate Mean Girl, SALOME, at the MetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Despite some fine singing from soprano Patricia Racette , the Met's revival of Richard Strauss's SALOME was a little tame--something that it should never be. Strauss's take on opera's ultimate mean girl--compliments of a libretto taken from Oscar Wilde's version of the story written for Sarah Bernhardt--is a powerhouse of emotions.

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  14. Death Note' showcase sells out in less than a minuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Korea Herald

    ... The K-pop star recently wrapped up the musical "Dorian Gray," which is a Korean original production adapted from Oscar Wilde's 19th century novel "The Picture of Dorian Gray." Kim took home the male popularity award for his role as the charming ...

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  15. Exciting books for holiday gifts or anytimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | The Madison Courier

    ... of young Virginia Otis, the Canterville ghost is finally able to resolve his centuries-old dilemma. Author Oscar Wilde was one of the nineteenth century's most celebrated wits, and The Canterville Ghost provides younger readers with the opportunity ...

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  16. Literary Life HacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Neatorama

    ... cousin. *1. Oliver in Charles Dickens's Oliver Twist . 2. Ponyboy in S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders . 3. Dorian in Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray . 4. Unnamed man in Jack London's "To Build a Fire." 5. Unnamed narrator in Edgar Allan Poe's ...

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  17. Nothing to Declare But His Genius - Oscar Wilde Rocks AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Town Topics

    Oscar Wilde died in Paris on this day, November 30, in the first year of the 20th century.

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  18. 'All that's gone is the chinos!' Strictly viewers are left stunned ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... remarkably well. One viewer, @onyablue, questioned whether Astley had 'a photo in the attic', a reference to Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray, where the central character doesn't age after selling his soul. - @KylieEvans1 added: 'So ...

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  19. Washington Stage Guild Revives its Production of it's a Wonderful Life: a Live Radio PlayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... at Stage Guild include: Simon Bent 's Elling, G.K. Chesterton 's Magic, William Largess' stage adaptation of Oscar Wilde 's Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, Aristocrats and Making History, both by Brian Friel , The Family Reunion and The Confidential ...

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  20. Library of Congress; P&POscar Wilde's Scandalous BrillianceAn...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | The Daily Beast

    An exhibition in Paris looks at the many sides of Oscar Wilde, while new research suggests that a scandalous salon hostess may have helped carry his legacy into the 20th century. Wilde's legendary nod to decadence graces the entrance to an exhibition at Paris's Petit Palais dedicated to the larger-than-life Irish author and wit who was as known for his sartorial grandeur and refined tastes, as for his plays, novels, and verse.

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