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Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900),46, was an Irish writer and poet.

After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his epigrams, his only novel (The Picture of Dorian Gray), his plays, and the circumstances of his imprisonment and early death.

He became known for his involvement in the rising philosophy of aestheticism, led by two of his tutors, Walter Pater and John Ruskin.

May be readers like to watch his video biography on this link:

http://www.biography.com/people/oscar-wilde-9531078

a simple great short story by Wilde: The Model Millionaire

http://www.wilde-online.info/the-model-millionaire.html

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Angel,

I really like your style of introducing various writers and their masterpieces. They are all brief and to the point. :-)

i am grateful ...for ur kind comment ...

So he was rewarded handsomely for his generousity. Thanks for sharing the short story.

u r most welcome dear me....

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