The Nightingale And The Rose: Short Story

The Nightingale And The Rose: Short Story

by Oscar Wilde

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Overview

A nightingale selflessly sacrifices herself to help a young student win the love of his professor’s daughter, but both the professor’s daughter and the young student prove unworthy of her sacrifice.

Victorian author Oscar Wilde is known both as a playwright and prose author. Among his most famous works are The Picture of Dorian Gray, his only novel, the plays An Ideal Husband and The Importance of Being Earnest, and the short story collections Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories and The Happy Prince and Other Stories.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781443442671
Publisher: HarperCollins Canada
Publication date: 11/18/2014
Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 25
File size: 147 KB

About the Author


Born in Ireland in 1856, Oscar Wilde was a noted essayist, playwright, fairy tale writer and poet, as well as an early leader of the Aesthetic Movement. His plays include: An Ideal Husband, Salome, A Woman of No Importance, and Lady Windermere's Fan. Among his best known stories are The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Canterville Ghost.

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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