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Oscar Wilde In America

a selected resource of oscar wilde's visits to america

—Wilde to Whitman—


Source Archive: Library of Congress, Washington DC.

Letter from Oscar Wilde to Walt Whitman, written March 1, 1882, Chicago, IL: partial transcription:

Before I leave America I must see you again—there is no one in this wide great world of America whom I love and honour so much. With warm affection, and honorable admiration, Oscar Wilde

For Wilde's second meeting with Whitman see notes at Philadelphia, May 10, 1882.

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