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Oscar Wilde was born in Dublin in 1854. He gained early fame from his literary works and was one of the leading figures in the major English and French salons. He lived mainly in London and Paris, but in his many trips was also in Italy and the United States. After an early failed marriage, his homosexual relationship with an English lord made a stir and it cost to Wilde trial and sentenced to two years of forced labor (1895), later left England permanently to France, where he died in 1900.Among his most significant works the aesthetic essays Intentions (1891), those politicians The Soul of Man under Socialism (1891) in which he outlines an anarchist conception of politics, the novel The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891) and some works among which the theatrical comedies II Lady Windermere's fan (1892) and the importance of Being Earnest (1895), and the drama Salome (1896), later set to music by Richard Strauss.Oscar Wilde Aestheticism of pikachihiro
The aforismatica form often witty and ironic, which is typical of the Irish writer, not always easy to make the exact understanding of the maximum. But certainly Wilde mattered fame depth and wit than a definitional precision and an open communicability of his own thought, that would more easily achieved through a lying speech and not piecemeal. This fact leads us in the decadent attitudes.
The insistence on the worship of beauty as art essential reason ( "good things" repeated several times) and the irrelevance of any moral criterion in art: there is no hope for those behind the good things senses bad intentions, c ' it is hope for those who understands the good; but only those who are elected and perfect exhaust the interpretation of art in contemplation and tasting of beauty ( "Elect are the men to whom beautiful things only recall the beauty").
More openly and categorically the sense of this triptych of aphorisms is reiterated in the following: "There are no moral or immoral books ... The books are well written, or badly written. This is all". That is a statement of faith formalistic. The only "morality" conceivable for art is that of '' perfect use of an imperfect instrument "(ie language).
It follows also that art has no practical purpose: not "aspire to try anything," much less aspire to benefit or change reality; art-observed-by this observatory is completely unnecessary. "