Oscar Wilde: Eight Books of Essays, Reviews, and Lectures

Oscar Wilde: Eight Books of Essays, Reviews, and Lectures

by Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde: Eight Books of Essays, Reviews, and Lectures by Oscar Wilde

This collection includes: Shorter ProsePieces, A Critic in Pall Masll, Essays and Lectures, Intentions, The Soul of Man, Miscellanies, Reviews, and Selected Prose. According to Wikipedia: "Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his epigrams, plays and the circumstances of his imprisonment, followed by his early death."

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ISBN-13: 9781455427314
Publisher: B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date: 04/03/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 1 MB

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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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Truly a stimulating read...It definately pushing the mental envelope of concepts. Nearly redefines the way one percieves ego and reputation, as well as morality and writeness. Each character seems to be an embodiment of a different facet of ones ego.