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Complete Fairy Stories of Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Complete Fairy Stories of Oscar Wilde

The Happy Prince

by Oscar Wilde

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Published by Duckworth in U.K .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementOscar Wilde ; Illustrated by Philippe Jullian.
ContributionsJullian, Philippe(Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Pagination203p. :
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21822049M

A popular perception persists of Oscar Wilde as an idle aesthete. Is this a fair portrayal? It is a carefully cultivated image that Wilde developed. For example, when he was told to take a scene out of The Importance of Being Earnest by the actor-manager George Alexander, he replied: ‘This scene you feel is superfluous cost me terrible exhausting labour and heartrending nerve-wracking strain. Complete Short Fiction by Oscar Wilde, Ian Small Fairy tales, ghost stories, detective fiction and comedies of manners - the stories collected in this volume made Oscar Wildes name as a writer of fiction, showing breathtaking dexterity in a wide range of literary styles. Victorian moral justice is comically inverted in Lord Arthur Saviles Crime and The Canterville Ghost, and societys Book Edition: Reissue.


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