Oscar Wilde In America


A Selected Resource Of Oscar Wilde's Visits To America

Wilde to Whitman


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.

Source: : Library of Congress, Washington DC.

Before I leave America I must see you again

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