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John Cooper, the researcher, author, and designer of this noncommercial web site, is a documentary historian and scholar who has spent 30 years in the study of Oscar Wilde.
He is a long-standing member of the Oscar Wilde Society in London, a founding member of the Oscar Wilde Society of America, and a former manager of the Victorian Society In America. He lectures on Wilde and is a contributor to academic journals including The Wildean and Oscholars.
Online he is the author and editor of this noncommercial archive Oscar Wilde in America, blogger, and was the moderator of the Oscar Wilde Internet discussion groups at Yahoo and Google.
For the last 16 years he has specialized in new and unique research into Oscar Wilde in New York, where he conducts guided walking tours based on the visits of Oscar Wilde.
In 2012 John rediscovered Oscar Wilde's essay The Philosophy Of Dress that forms the centerpiece to his recent book Oscar Wilde On Dress (2013).
Read Finding Oscar: John's personal journey in discovering the legacy of Oscar Wilde.
John Cooper has become the virtual Boswell to Wilde's Johnsonian rambles across the U.S. Most impressive, and most welcome.
Margaret D. Stetz, Mae and Robert Carter Professor of Women's Studies and Professor of Humanities at the University of Delaware.
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