web site by cooper design 

Bn2Jpgoscar-wilde-on-dressvera-wilde-playPatience-Posteroscar0wilde-lecture-tourjohn-cooper1oscar-wilde-features 

Oscar Wilde In America

a selected resource of oscar wilde's visits to america

—Wilde to Whitman—

ToWhitman

Source Archive: Library of Congress, Washington DC.

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.

web site by cooper design Oscar Wilde In America