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1) Wilde, Oscar. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde), 1854-1900, Irish author and wit, b. Dublin. He is most famous for his sophisticated, brilliantly witty plays, which were the...

2) paradox. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Oscar Wilde's "Ignorance is like a delicate fruit; touch it and the bloom is gone." Many New Critics maintained that paradox is not just a rhetorical or illustrative...

3) Queensberry, John Sholto Douglas, 8th marquess of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...John Sholto Douglas, 8th marquess of, 1844-1900, British nobleman, originator of the code of rules that governs modern boxing. He served in the British army and navy...

4) Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English illustrator and writer, b. Brighton. Beardsley exemplifies the aesthetic movement in English art of the 1890s (see decadents). In his short working span of...

5) Carson, Edward Henry Carson, Baron. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Edward Henry Carson, Baron, 1854-1935, Irish politician. After a successful legal career in Dublin, he was elected to the British Parliament (1892) and called to...

6) decadents. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...European authors who sought inspiration, both in their lives and in their writings, in aestheticism and in all the more or less morbid and macabre expressions of...

7) Langtry, Lillie. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Channel Islands; known as the Jersey Lily. One of the first English women of elevated social rank to go on the stage, she made her debut at the Haymarket theater...

8) Ackroyd, Peter. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Clare College, Cambridge (M.A., 1971) and Yale Univ. A literary journalist, he wrote for the Spectator (1973-82) and has reviewed books for the London Times since...

9) Yellow Book. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Yellow Book, English illustrated quarterly published (1894-97) in book form in London. Henry Harland was literary editor, and Aubrey Beardsley, whose exotic and provocative...

10) Epstein, Sir Jacob. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Rodin in Paris and later worked chiefly in England. In revolt against the ornate and the pretty in art, Epstein produced bold, often harsh and massive forms in stone...

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