Matthew Sturgis

Matthew Sturgis is the author of Oscar: A Life – shortlisted for the 2018 Wolfson History Prize, and hailed as ‘simply the best modern biography of Wilde. He has also written acclaimed lives of Aubrey Beardsley and Walter Sickert, as well as Passionate Attitudes – a history of the English Decadence of the fin-de-siècle. He has been described – by A.N. Wilson in the TLS – as ‘the greatest chronicle of the 1890s we have ever had.’

Articles by Matthew Sturgis