Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

by Richard Canning
     
 

Well known for his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray and the theatrical comedies The Importance of Being Earnest and An Ideal Husband, Oscar Wilde’s story is a colorful and notorious one that is fascinatingly portrayed in this excellent account. The author examines Wilde’s writings in the light of his eventful life, resulting in a

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Well known for his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray and the theatrical comedies The Importance of Being Earnest and An Ideal Husband, Oscar Wilde’s story is a colorful and notorious one that is fascinatingly portrayed in this excellent account. The author examines Wilde’s writings in the light of his eventful life, resulting in a fresh look at this eccentric and intriguing character. Canning’s brilliant introduction to Oscar Wilde will appeal both to the general reader and those who already hold an interest in this well-known 19th-century playwright, novelist, and wit.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843919056
Publisher:
Hesperus Press
Publication date:
12/01/2007
Series:
Brief Lives
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
4.60(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.60(d)

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