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Oscar Wilde exhibition celebrating 'insolence incarnate' opens in Paris

Tribute to Anglo-Irish playwright features 200 exhibits including photographs, paintings and manuscripts As famous last words go, few match the wit and wilful prescience of Oscar Wilde’s alleged epithet. While the Anglo-Irish novelist, playwright and poet lay dying in a grotty Parisian hotel, he reportedly told a friend: “This wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death.
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