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Oscar Wilde
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 736

Oscar Wilde

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013-09-04
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  • Publisher: Vintage

Winner of both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize, Oscar Wilde is the definitive biography of the tortured poet and playwright and the last book by renowned biographer and literary critic Richard Ellmann. Ellmann dedicated two decades to the research and writing of this biography, resulting in a complex and richly detailed portrait of Oscar Wilde. Ellman captures the wit, creativity, and charm of the psychologically and sexually complicated writer, as well as the darker aspects of his personality and life. Covering everything from Wilde's rise as a young literary talent to his eventual imprisonment and death in exile with exquisite detail, Ellmann's fascinating account of Wilde's life and work is a resounding triumph. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Wisdom of Oscar Wilde
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 179

The Wisdom of Oscar Wilde

A comprehensive selection of his quips, aphorisms, and wit One of the most well known personalities of his day, Oscar Wilde charmed and beguiled readers and audiences with his eloquent and biting observations, his smart quips, and the witticisms peppering his own speech and the speech of his characters. The Wisdom of Oscar Wilde collects both his best-loved quotes and longer excerpts, revealing a man wise to human nature and his times, and never shy with his searing comments on men, women, art, behavior, children, politics, youth, and a range of other topics. Drawing from his plays, articles, reviews, speeches, letters, and other works, this definitive volume is an entertaining immersion into the world of this charming genius.

Oscar Wilde
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 400

Oscar Wilde

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2011-09-21
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  • Publisher: Random House

In this elegant and affectionate biography of one of the most controversial personalities of the nineteenth century, Barbara Belford breaks new ground in the evocation of Oscar Wilde's personal life and in our understanding of the choices he made for his art. Published for the centenary of Wilde's death, here is a fresh, full-scale examination of the author of The Importance of Being Earnest and The Picture of Dorian Gray, a figure not only full of himself but enjoying life to the fullest. Based on extensive study of original sources and animated throughout by historical detail, anecdote, and insight, the narrative traces Wilde's progression from his childhood in an intellectual Irish househ...

Coffee with Oscar Wilde
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 143

Coffee with Oscar Wilde

Presents a fictionalized interview with Oscar Wilde, where the colorful literary figure discusses such topics as his sexual preferences and his famous trial and imprisonment.

The Complete Short Stories of Oscar Wilde
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 208

The Complete Short Stories of Oscar Wilde

Complete texts of "The Happy Prince and Other Tales," "A House of Pomegranates," "Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories," "Poems in Prose," and "The Portrait of Mr. W. H."

The Unmasking of Oscar Wilde
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 412

The Unmasking of Oscar Wilde

Details the life of Oscar Wilde, including his work as an author, his fascination with Catholicism, and his time in prison for a homosexual affair.

Epigrams of Oscar Wilde
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 240

Epigrams of Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde's well-turned phrases and spontaneous insults still cause much amusement and admiration. This book contains quotes most of which are taken from Wilde's plays, novels and essays.

Authors in Context: Oscar Wilde
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 240

Authors in Context: Oscar Wilde

Wit, dandy, literary anarchist, self-publicist, and homosexual martyr: Wilde achieved fame and notoriety at a time when mass culture and communication promoted the 'new' in every area of British life. This book examines the rich interplay between Wilde's society and his writings and shows the remarkable recontextualizing of Wilde and his work in film, stage, and the media in the century following his death. - ;Authors in Context examines the work of major writers in relation to their own time and to the present day. Combining history with lively literary discussion, each volume provides comprehensive insight into texts in their context. Wit, dandy, literary anarchist, self-publicist, and hom...

Oscar Wilde
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 164

Oscar Wilde

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1988
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  • Publisher: CUP Archive

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Collected Works of Oscar Wilde
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 954

Collected Works of Oscar Wilde

Here is a collection of this witty and irreverent author's works--all in their most authoritative texts. Includes The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Importance of Being Earnest, and other stories and essays.