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Complete Shorter Fiction (Oxford World's Classics) - Oscar Wilde, Isobel Murray
Complete Shorter Fiction (Oxford World's Classics)
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For the first time in one volume, this complete collection of all the short fiction Oscar Wilde published contains such social and literary parodies as "Lord Arthur Savile's Crime" and "The Canterville Ghost;" such well-known fairy tales as "The Happy Prince," "The Young King," and "The Fisherman... show more
For the first time in one volume, this complete collection of all the short fiction Oscar Wilde published contains such social and literary parodies as "Lord Arthur Savile's Crime" and "The Canterville Ghost;" such well-known fairy tales as "The Happy Prince," "The Young King," and "The Fisherman and his Soul;" an imaginary portrait of the dedicatee of Shakespeare's Sonnets entitled "The Portrait of Mr. W.H.;" and the parables Wilde referred to as "Poems in Prose," including "The Artist," "The House of Judgment," and "The Teacher of Wisdom."
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780192833761 (0192833766)
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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Edward
Edward rated it
4.0 Complete Short Fiction
ChronologyIntroductionFurther ReadingA Note on the TextsThe Happy Prince and Other Tales (1888)--The Happy Prince--The Nightingale and the Rose--The Selfish Giant--The Devoted Friend--The Remarkable Rocket--The Portrait of Mr. W. H. (1889)A House of Pomegranates (1891)--The Young King--The Birthday ...
Edward
Edward rated it
4.0 Complete Short Fiction
ChronologyIntroductionFurther ReadingA Note on the TextsThe Happy Prince and Other Tales (1888)--The Happy Prince--The Nightingale and the Rose--The Selfish Giant--The Devoted Friend--The Remarkable Rocket--The Portrait of Mr. W. H. (1889)A House of Pomegranates (1891)--The Young King--The Birthday ...
Ms. Margie
Ms. Margie rated it
Not what I was expecting. A few of the stories demonstrated the social commentary I was expecting, but on the whole the stories were more Aesop than Saki.Beautiful writing, and interesting if one is a fan or scholar of Wilde, but a bit of an odd hodgepodge.
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