“I have nothing to declare except my genius” – the famous Oscar Wilde quip that he probably didn’t say…

On January 3, 1882, the Irish poet and playwright Oscar Wilde disembarked from the ship that brought him from England to New York. It was the beginning of what would be a high-profile, 11-month-long speaking tour of America and Canada. As noted by the definitive website about that tour, Oscar Wilde in America, the ship … Read more