Saturday, March 9, 2013

Quote of the Day (W.H. Auden, on Oscar Wilde)

"From the beginning Wilde performed his life and continued to do so even after fate had taken the plot out of his hands."—W.H. Auden, "An Improbable Life” (review of The Letters of Oscar Wilde, edited by Rupert Hart-Davis), in The New Yorker, March 9, 1963, collected in Auden’s Forewords and Afterwords (1973)

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