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The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde's classic romantic comedy returns to life with this stunning new printing.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde's classic romantic comedy returns to life with this stunning new printing.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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The story of Oscar Wilde is a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty, one of his most popular works. The story of the ethical disintegration of Dorian Gray, written in... More > a particularly luminous way to Wild, related to Ethical Disintegration of Dublin Gray, was the reason for the first time a scandal in 1890. Wild was attacked for its fall and corrupt influence, and a few years later the book and beauty / ethical dilemma were presented, which caused problems in the trials presented by Wild's gay relations, which resulted in their imprisonment. . In the form of the autobiography of the book, Wild wrote in a letter, "Basil Hallward, I think I am: Lord Henry, what the world thinks of me: Dorian, maybe I want to be - in other age."< Less
The Picture of Dorian Gray (Annotated) By Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde's story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is one of his most popular works. Written in Wilde's characteristically dazzling manner, full of... More > stinging epigrams and shrewd observations, the tale of Dorian Gray's moral disintegration caused something of a scandal when it first appeared in 1890. Wilde was attacked for his decadence and corrupting influence, and a few years later the book and the aesthetic/moral dilemma it presented became issues in the trials occasioned by Wilde's homosexual liaisons, trials that resulted in his imprisonment. Of the book's value as autobiography, Wilde noted in a letter, "Basil Hallward is what I think I am: Lord Henry what the world thinks me: Dorian what I would like to be--in other ages, perhaps."< Less
The Picture of Dorian Gray (Dunda Books Classic) By Oscar Wilde
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The Picture of Dorian Gray is the only published novel by Oscar Wilde, appearing as the lead story in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine on 20 June 1890, printed as the July 1890 issue of this magazine.... More > Wilde later revised this edition, making several alterations, and adding new chapters; the amended version was published by Ward, Lock, and Company in April 1891. The title is sometimes rendered incorrectly as The Portrait of Dorian Gray. The novel tells of a young man named Dorian Gray, the subject of a painting by artist Basil Hallward. Basil is impressed by Dorian's beauty and becomes infatuated with him, believing his beauty is responsible for a new mode in his art. Dorian meets Lord Henry Wotton, a friend of Basil's, and becomes enthralled by Lord Henry's world view. Espousing a new hedonism, Lord Henry suggests the only things worth pursuing in life are beauty and fulfillment of the senses. The Picture of Dorian Gray is considered a work of classic gothic fiction with a strong Faustian theme.< Less
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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Despite that censorship, The Picture of Dorian Gray, the philosophical novel by Oscar Wilde, offended the moral sensibilities of British book reviewers, some of whom said that Oscar Wilde merited... More > 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
A House of Pomegranates By Oscar Wilde
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A House of Pomegranates is a collection of whimsical short stories by Oscar Wilde. These collections includes the following tales: The Young King,The Birthday of the Infanta,The Fisherman and his... More > Soul,The Star-Child< Less
Lady Windermere's Fan By Oscar Wilde
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'Lady Windermere's Fan' is a four act comedy by Oscar Wilde. It bitingly satirizes the morals of Victorian society, particularly marriage. The story concerns Lady Windermere, who discovers that her... More > husband may be having an affair with another woman. She confronts her husband but he instead invites the other woman, Mrs Erlynne, to his wife's birthday ball. Angered by her husband's unfaithfulness, Lady Windermere leaves her husband for another lover. After discovering what has transpired, Mrs Erlynne follows Lady Windermere and attempts to persuade her to return to her husband and in the course of this, Mrs Erlynne is discovered in a compromising position. She sacrifices herself and her reputation in order to save Lady Windermere's marriage as Mrs Erlynne is Lady Windermere’s mother, who abandoned her family twenty years before the time the play is set.< Less
De Profundis By Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde's artistic manifesto written in 1897 during the last few months of his imprisonment.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
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It starts on a beautiful day with Lord Henry Wotton observing the artist Basil Hallward painting the portrait of a handsome young man named Dorian Gray. Lord Henry asks to meet Dorian, and when he... More > arrives later, Basil is hesitant but agrees. After hearing Lord Henry's world view, Dorian begins to think beauty is the only worthwhile aspect of life, the only thing left to pursue. He wishes that the portrait Basil is painting would grow old in his place. Under the influence of Lord Henry (who relishes the hedonic lifestyle and is a major exponent thereof), Dorian begins to explore his senses. He discovers actress Sibyl Vane, who performs Shakespeare in a dingy theatre. Dorian approaches her and soon proposes marriage...< Less

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