A man of lasting importance

Mitchell, Emily; Gibson, Helen
June 1995
Time International (South Pacific Edition);6/19/95, Issue 24, p14
Features British playwright Oscar Wilde. Personal life; Morality; Efforts by British gay organization OutRage to make the Home Office grant him a posthumous pardon; Literary works; Achievements; Immortalization in the Westminster Abbey's Poet's Corner.


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