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Details"An excellent collection of some of Oscar Wilde's key works. A useful and representative selection of his writings, ideal for those not already familiar with his trademark wit or his more serious work, but equally valuable for the Wilde devotee." - newbooks magazine.Poet and playwright Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) wrote sparkling comedies that were the toast of London's West End in the 1890s. The master of the witty epigram who could resist anything except temptation, Wilde was imprisoned by an unjust society and died in obscurity, but his enduring works continue to enchant readers and audiences. The Irish author's only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, appears in this splendid showcase of his philosophy and wit.Additional selections include Wilde's ever-popular comediesThe Importance of Being Earnest andAn Ideal Husband;his essay on aestheticism, "The Decay of Lying: An Observation";his deeply moving prison letter, "De Profundis"; andfairy tales from 'A House of Pomegranates and The Happy Prince'.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Poet and playwright Oscar Wilde (18541900) wrote sparkling comedies that were the toast of London's West End in the 1890s and remain popular to this day. The master of the witty epigram who could resist anything except temptation, Wilde was imprisoned by an unjust society and died in obscurity.
SKU Code PRK B 3451 Weight in Kg 0.1400 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780486791227 Author Name OSCAR WILDE Publisher Name DOVER PUBLICATION