This reference provides a detailed record of virtually every secondary study published on Oscar Wilde. The book also contains entries for Wilde's works, including various modern editions. The volume begins with a short chronology of Wilde's life and career. Sections listing books and periodical publications by Wilde follow. The next chapters contain entries for books, articles, and dissertations on Wilde. With the exception of the dissertations, the entries are accompanied by descriptive annotations. The bibliography concludes with an index of works by Wilde, an index of authors of secondary sources, and a general subject index.