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The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Written in his distinctively dazzling manner Oscar Wilde s story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is the author s most popular work The tale of Dorian Gray s moral disintegration caused a scandal when it rst appeared in but though Wilde was attacked for the novel s corrupting in uence he responded that there is in fact a terrible moral in i Dorian Gray i Just a few years later the book and the aesthetic moral dilemma it presented became issues in the trials occasioned by Wilde s homosexual liaisons which resulted in his imprisonment Of Dorian Gray s relationship to 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


Son of Oscar Wilde

Son of Oscar Wilde

With its thirty three previously unpublished Oscar Wilde letters and its poignant recollections of a man as spontaneous humane and sincere as he was prodigiously witty Vyvyan Holland s memoir of his famous father has come to be regarded as a biographical classic in Wildean studies Sharply observed vivid and dispassionate it offers not only an unforgettable portrait of Wilde himself his circle of friends and his band of persecutors but also a touching chronicle of Holland s own childhood of the loneliness he experienced as the son of a remarkable notorious father and of his emergence from the shadows of cruel injustice and dark scandal Fascinating for the light it sheds on Wilde s Oxford days and on his domestic life Atlantic Monthly A strange chronicle of considerable literary value New Yorker Mr Holland s vivid glimpses of the aftermath of that cause c l bre of the Nineties do a valuable service of his father s memory Saturday Review An essential addition to Wildeana by a witness uniquely qualified to testify Library Journal A biographical tour de force Observer


The Complete Short Stories of Oscar Wilde

The Complete Short Stories of Oscar Wilde

This comprehensive collection showcases Oscar Wilde s brilliant storytelling skills and his amazing stylistic versatility ranging from fairy tales and ghost stories to detective yarns and comedies of manners It includes the complete texts of The Happy Prince and Other Tales A House of Pomegranates Lord Arthur Savile s Crime and Other Stories Poems in Prose i i and the critical essay The Portrait of Mr W H br Originally published in the late s and early s these tales predate Wilde s fame as a dramatist When he wrote them he was best known among fashionable London society as a drawing room raconteur Many of the character types now familiar from his comedies first emerged in these stories along with his gifted uses of parody melodrama paradox and irony Even more significantly they reflect the author s preoccupation with opposites idealistic love and desire art and life sincerity and artifice innocence and sin altruism and greed and honesty and deceit offering captivating expressions of the themes that dominated Wilde s life and thought


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Although Oscar Wilde created a wide range of poetry essays and fairy tales and one novel in his brief tragic life he is perhaps best known as a dramatist His witty clever drama populated by brilliant talkers skilled in the art of riposte and paradox are still staples of the theatrical repertoire br i An Ideal Husband i revolves around a blackmail scheme that forces a married couple to reexamine their moral standards providing along the way a wry commentary on the rarity of politicians who can claim to be ethically pure A supporting cast of young lovers society matrons an overbearing father and a formidable femme fatale continually exchange sparkling repartee keeping the play moving at a lively pace br Like most of Wilde s plays this scintillating drawing room comedy is wise well constructed and deeply satisfying An instant success at its debut the play continues to delight audiences over one hundred years later i An Ideal Husband i is a must read for Wilde fans students of English literature and anyone delighted by wit urbanity and timeless sophistication An Ideal Husband books by Oscar Wilde

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