Oscar Wilde In America

A Selected Resource Of Oscar Wilde's Visits To America

‍Oscar ‍Wilde ‍In ‍New ‍York

‍—The ‍Walking ‍Tour—

‍Take ‍a ‍leafy ‍stroll ‍through ‍Madison ‍Square ‍Park, ‍Gramercy ‍Park, ‍and ‍Greenwich ‍Village ‍to ‍trace ‍Oscar ‍Wilde's ‍debut ‍in ‍the ‍social ‍and ‍literary ‍world. ‍Based ‍on ‍original ‍and ‍unique ‍research ‍into ‍Wilde ‍and ‍his ‍circle ‍in ‍the ‍New ‍York ‍of ‍the ‍gilded ‍age, ‍see ‍how ‍Wilde ‍was ‍influenced ‍by ‍the ‍aesthetic ‍movement ‍of ‍the ‍period, ‍and ‍how, ‍in ‍turn, ‍he ‍influenced ‍the ‍society ‍of ‍today. ‍Conducted ‍by ‍John ‍Cooper.


  • The Oscar Wilde Society (London, UK) 
  • The Oscar Wilde Society of America 
  • Irish Arts Centre, NY 
  • Irish American Bar Association of New York
  • The Municipal Arts Society (MAS), New York 
  • The New York 19th Century Society 
  • New York City Steampunks 
  • Long Island University (Dept. of English) 
  • The Bartitsu Club of NYC 
  • 92nd Street Y 
  • Tisch School of the Arts (NYU) 
  • The Oscar Wilde Club (NY)
  • Out Professionals
  • The Oscar Wilde Meet-up Group (Philadelphia)
  • Cast and crew members of The Judas Kiss, BAM
  • The Victorian Society in America: 
  • New England Chapter
  • Northern NJ Chapter
  • Philadelphia Chapter


  • David Friedman (US author)
  • Tamaki Horie (Professor, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan)
  • Arthur Marks (NYC Historian)
  • Chris Spurr (BBC Radio 3)
  • Walter W. Walker (Independent Scholar, Publisher)
  • Jade Esteban Estrada (Entertainer)
  • Hector Lionel (Entertainer)
  • Shanga Parker (Actor, Educator)
  • John O'Connor, Artistic Director, European Arts Company
  • Matthew Wolf (voice actor)
Walking Tour

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