Displaying All Wilde's Many Sides; A London Show Moves to the Morgan Library, Continuing the Rise In the Assessment of His Multiple Talents.
NYTimes - over 15 years
At 21, Oscar Wilde, a prodigy looking forward to a prodigious career, summarized his ambition in life as ''success: fame or even notoriety.'' Twenty-five years later, as death approached, he said, ''I wrote when I did not know life, now that I do know the meaning of life, I have no more to write.'' And: ''My time is short -- my work is done -- and