Complete Shorter Fiction

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Oxford University Press, 1998 - 274 sider
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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 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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Review: Complete Shorter Fiction (Oxford World's Classics)

Brukerevaluering  - Johanna - Goodreads

This is a great collection of stories exploring the moral ambiguities of existence. There are elements of fantasy, satire, humour, and horrors in this collection – truly, no two stories are alike. One ... Les hele vurderingen

Review: Complete Shorter Fiction

Brukerevaluering  - Charles - Goodreads

Really excellent, fun stories. I really enjoy Wilde's writing style, although I could never write that way myself. Les hele vurderingen

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Introduction PaRf
18
THE HAPPY PRINCE AND OTHER TALES
95
THE PORTRAIT OF MR W H
139
A HOUSE OF POMEGRANATES
171
POEMS IN PROSE
253
Notes
265
Select Bibliography
273
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Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was a successful playwright of his day. His only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray was published in 1891.

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