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Ideas of Oscar Wilde, by Text

[Irish, 1854 - 1900, Playwright, novelist, essayist, homosexual martyr.]

1891 Preface to 'Dorian Gray'
p.5 Books are only well or badly written, not moral or immoral
p.5 Having ethical sympathies is a bad mannerism of style in an artist
p.6 All art is quite useless