The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde

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The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde

The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde

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The Collins Complete Works of Oscar Wilde is the only truly complete and authoritative single-volume edition of Oscar Wilde’s works, and is available in both hardback and this paperback edition. It's a tragedy he died believing his name would be a sham for generations to come, that for hundreds of years his works wouldn't be read, that he would stand for nothing but shame and perversion; an utter disgust to the society that couldn't stand people like him. Il primo compito, forse il più difficile, è rendere umani i governatori delle prigioni, civilizzare i secondini e cristianizzare i cappellani.

First American Printing Of The Complete, Unexpurgated Text, With Sheets And Dust Jacket Printed In Great Britain.It is quite finished, he cried at last, and stooping down he wrote his name in long vermilion letters on the left-hand corner of the canvas. I wish I could wake you up for five minutes to tell you that, then you could go back to sleep again. In the centre of the room, clamped to an upright easel, stood the full-length portrait of a young man of extraordinary personal beauty, and in front of it, some little distance away, was sitting the artist himself, Basil Hallward, whose sudden disappearance some years ago caused, at the time, such public excitement and gave rise to so many strange conjectures.

There is further proof that the developed scenario that Constance was reconstituted from was written by Wilde between 1897 and his death in 1900, rather than the 1894 George Alexander scenario which Merlin Holland quotes. The Collins Complete Works of Oscar Wilde is the only truly complete and authoritative single-volume edition of Oscar Wilde's works, and is available in both hardback and this paperback edition. Wilde’s famous comedies such as The Importance of Being Earnest (1895) have been in repertory for decades; his only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890, revised 1891), remains a staple of university literature syllabi; and his work has been translated into so many languages that he assuredly ranks as a world author. The majority of pages are undamaged with some creasing or tearing, and pencil underlining of text, but this is minimal. He produced a string of extremely popular comedies including ‘A Woman of No Importance’ (1893), ‘An Ideal Husband’ (1895), and ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ (1895).My favourite remains, however, 'Salomé' - wonderfully poetic, dark, occult, bathed in bloody moonlight, all here is but foggy vision dancing enthrallingly before our hypnotised eyes. which eschewed imagination and flights of fancy for close observations of the real world and people.

Dorian Gray stepped up on the dais with the air of a young Greek martyr, and made a little moue of discontent to Lord Henry, to whom he had rather taken a fancy. In 1891, Wilde began an affair with Lord Alfred Douglas, nicknamed ‘Bosie’, who became both the love of his life and his downfall. Some stories stood out more so than others; some had great morals and messages, whereas some were more forgettable and dragged on, but the way he ended his stories was so sharp, clever and final. The reason I will not exhibit this picture is that I am afraid that I have shown in it the secret of my own soul. I hate the way you talk about your married life, Harry, said Basil Hallward, strolling towards the door that led into the garden.Wilde talked in circles, saying the same thing in different ways and it felt like he added filler in to make them even longer than they really needed to be to fluff them up.

Chiefly remembered today as a playwright, especially for The Importance of Being Earnest, and as the author of The Picture of Dorian Gray; Wilde's oeuvre includes criticism, poetry, children's fiction, and a large selection of reviews, lectures and journalism. Being the first complete and accurate version of "Epistola: in Carcere et Vinculis" the last prose work in English. Original dark red morocco, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, design blocked to front cover in gilt, purple marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, white silk bookmarker.Illustrated with many photographs, the book includes introductions to each section by Wilde's grandon, Merlin Holoand, Owen Dudley Edwards, Declan Kibertd and Terence Brown. Dates are dates of first performance, which approximate better to the probable date of composition than dates of publication. Ebooks fulfilled through Glose cannot be printed, downloaded as PDF, or read in other digital readers (like Kindle or Nook).

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