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Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime and Other Stories By Oscar Wilde
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First published in The Court and Society Review late in 1887. In this story, the main character, Lord Arthur Savile, is introduced by Lady Windermere to Mr Septimus R. Podgers, a chiromantist, who... More > reads his palm and tells him that it is in his future that he will be a murderer. Lord Arthur wants to marry, but decides he has no right to do so until he has committed the murder.< Less
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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Painter Basil Hallward has done a portrait of a strange subject - youthful Dorian Gray, a man with a mysterious and tangled history. The young man broods on how unfair it is that he will age and his... More > portrait will remain ever young. He wishes with all his might that it were otherwise - and in some bizarre, magical way - it is!< Less
Selected Poems By Oscar Wilde
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The ever-quotable Oscar Wilde once said, "Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it." From his outsize celebrity in Victorian London to his authorship of fiction, drama, and... More > poetry that uniquely captured his era, it's fair to say that Wilde succeeded on both counts. Highly Recommended! Fantastic author and Poet!< Less
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
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The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a play by Oscar Wilde. It premiered on 14 February 1895 at the St. James's Theatre in London.
The Happy Prince and Other Tales By Oscar Wilde
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The Happy Prince and Other Tales (sometimes called The Happy Prince and Other Stories) is a collection of stories for children by Oscar Wilde first published in May 1888. It contains five stories,... More > "The Happy Prince", "The Nightingale and the Rose", "The Selfish Giant", "The Devoted Friend", and "The Remarkable Rocket". It is most famous for its title story, "The Happy Prince".< Less
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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The Picture of Dorian Gray is the only published novel written by Oscar Wilde, first appearing as the lead story in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine on June 20, 1890. Wilde later revised this edition,... More > making several alterations, and adding new chapters; the amended version was published by Ward, Lock, and Company in April 1891. This book is a reproduction of the 1891 edition. The story is often miscalled The Portrait of Dorian Gray. The Picture of Dorian Gray is considered one of the last works of classic gothic horror fiction with a strong Faustian theme. It deals with the artistic movement of the decadents, and homosexuality, both of which caused some controversy when the book was first published. However, in modern times, the book has been referred to as "one of the modern classics of Western literature."< Less
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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The Picture of Dorian Gray is the only published novel written by Oscar Wilde, first appearing as the lead story in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine on June 20, 1890. Wilde later revised this edition,... More > making several alterations, and adding new chapters; the amended version was published by Ward, Lock, and Company in April 1891. This book is a reproduction of the 1891 edition. The story is often miscalled The Portrait of Dorian Gray. The Picture of Dorian Gray is considered one of the last works of classic gothic horror fiction with a strong Faustian theme. It deals with the artistic movement of the decadents, and homosexuality, both of which caused some controversy when the book was first published. However, in modern times, the book has been referred to as "one of the modern classics of Western literature."< Less
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
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'The Importance of Being Earnest' is a play by Oscar Wilde. The play's major themes are the triviality with which it treats institutions as serious as marriage, and the resulting satire of Victorian... More > ways. Its high farce and witty dialogue have helped make 'The Importance of Being Earnest' Wilde's most enduringly popular play.< Less
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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The Picture of Dorian Gray is a philosophical novel by Oscar Wilde, first published complete in the July 1890 issue of Lippincott's Monthly Magazine.[1] Fearing the story was indecent, the magazine's... More > editor without Wilde's know Despite that censorship, The Picture of Dorian Gray offended the moral sensibilities of British book reviewers, some of whom said that Oscar Wilde merited prosecution for violating the laws guarding the public morality. In response, Wilde aggressively defended his novel and art in correspondence with the British press, although he personally made excisions of some of the most controversial material when revising and lengthening the story for book publication the following year.< Less
The Happy Prince and Other Tales By Oscar Wilde
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The happy prince is a tale with multiple lessons. From one side it is the critic of the society that can be cruel and heartless and on the other side, it is about the compassion towards humans... More > troubles. The happy prince is a contemporary fairytale whose plot is surreal and it is placed into a modern society with real problems. Oscar Wild tried to state in a simple way the virtues and flaws of a person in all of his fairy tales and tried to criticize the society which is insensible. The main character knew only about nice things and after that, he decided to open his lead heart to everyone in need. When he helped them he didn’t regret about the decorations taken down from him and he keeps on doing noble things with the help of a swallow. The swallow was the proof that everyone can do selfless things even though they would maybe be risking their lives. His love and devotion were rewarded with an eternal life.< Less

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