Intentions: The Decay of Lying, Pen, Pencil and Poison, The Critic as Artist, The Truth of Masks

Intentions: The Decay of Lying, Pen, Pencil and Poison, The Critic as Artist, The Truth of Masks

by Oscar Wilde

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Intentions: The Decay of Lying, Pen, Pencil and Poison, The Critic as Artist, The Truth of Masks

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148698777
Publisher: New York, Brentano''s
Publication date: 01/07/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 218 KB

About the Author

The ever-quotable Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was an Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet who delighted Victorian England with his legendary wit. He found critical and popular success with his scintillating plays, chiefly The Importance of Being Earnest, while his only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, scandalized readers. Imprisoned for two years for homosexual behavior, Wilde moved to France after his release, where he died destitute.

Date of Birth:

October 16, 1854

Date of Death:

November 30, 1900

Place of Birth:

Dublin, Ireland

Place of Death:

Paris, France

Education:

The Royal School in Enniskillen, Dublin, 1864; Trinity College, Dublin, 1871; Magdalen College, Oxford, England, 1874

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