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Wilde, Oscar 1854-1900

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The picture of Dorian Gray : an annotated, uncensored edition by Oscar Wilde( Book )

3,301 editions published between 1872 and 2018 in 32 languages and held by 20,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exquisitely beautiful young man in Victorian England retains his youthful and innocent appearance over the years while his portrait reflects both his age and evil soul as he pursues a life of decadence and corruption
Salome : a tragedy in one act by Oscar Wilde( Book )

629 editions published between 1890 and 2016 in 27 languages and held by 4,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Salome dances for the king, she asks for the head of John the Baptist for her mother
The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde( Book )

632 editions published between 1893 and 2018 in 19 languages and held by 4,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published 1899 in the United Kingdom. Drawing room comedy exposing quirks and foibles of Victorian society with plot revolving around amorous pursuits of two men who face social obstacles when they woo young ladies of quality. This play 'is noted for its witty lines, its clever situations, and its satire on the British nobility and clergy.'" Reader's Ency 4th ed
The picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde( Recording )

267 editions published between 1891 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An incredibly handsome young man in Victorian England retains his youthful appearance over the years while his portrait reflects both his age and evil soul as he pursues a life of decadence and corruption
The selfish giant by Oscar Wilde( Book )

171 editions published between 1888 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 3,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A once selfish giant welcomes the children to his previously forbidden garden and is eventually rewarded by an unusual little child
The ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde( Book )

301 editions published between 1848 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Ballad of Reading Gaol" is a poem by Oscar Wilde, written in exile in Berneval-le-Grand in 1897, after his release from Reading Gaol. Wilde had been incarcerated in Reading after being convicted of homosexual offences in 1895 and sentenced to two years' hard labour in prison. During his imprisonment, on Tuesday 7 July 1896, Charles Thomas Wooldridge, a trooper in the Royal Horse Guards, was hung for the murder of his wife. The poem narrates the execution of Wooldridge; it moves from an objective story-telling to symbolic identification with the prisoners as a whole. No attempt is made to assess the justice of the laws which convicted them, but rather the poem highlights the brutalisation of the punishment that all convicts share. Wilde adopted the proletarian ballad form, and suggested it be published in Reynold's Magazine, "because it circulates widely among the criminal classes <U+2013> to which I now belong <U+2013> for once I will be read by my peers <U+2013> a new experience for me". The finished poem was published by Leonard Smithers on 13 February 1898 under the pseudonym "C.3.3.", which stood for "cell block C, landing 3, cell 3"; Wilde's cell number. In the prison system, prisoners were identified only by their cell numbers and not by name
The plays of Oscar Wilde by Oscar Wilde( Book )

90 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Vintage edition of The Plays_of Oscar Wilde contains the plays that made Wilde one of the most important dramatists of his time, including The Importance of Being Earnest, one of the great works of modern literature. Oscar Wilde's plays demonstrate once again why their author must be seen as both an inaugurator and a master of modernism. In his best work, the subversive insights embedded in his wit continue to challenge our common assumptions. Wilde's ability to unsettle and startle us anew with his radical vision of the artifice inherent in the self's construction makes him our contemporary. This edition is introduced by John Lahr, author of Prick Up Your Ears: The Biography of Joe Orton. The plays included are Lady Windermere's Fan, Salome, A Woman of No Importance, An Ideal Husband, and The Importance of Being Earnest. From the Trade Paperback edition
The happy prince, and other tales by Oscar Wilde( Book )

391 editions published between 1888 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 2,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful, golden, jewel-studded statue and a little swallow give all they have to help the poor
De profundis by Oscar Wilde( Book )

653 editions published between 1 and 2017 in 32 languages and held by 2,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript made by Christopher S. Millard of the "Unpublished extracts of De Profundis", comprised of newspaper extracts, typescript and holograph passages; several hundred words in Millard's hand, and many autograph corrections and notes
The importance of being Earnest : a trivial comedy for serious people by Oscar Wilde( Book )

339 editions published between 1800 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published 1899 in the United Kingdom. Drawing room comedy exposing quirks and foibles of Victorian society with plot revolving around amorous pursuits of two men who face social obstacles when they woo young ladies of quality. This play 'is noted for its witty lines, its clever situations, and its satire on the British nobility and clergy.'" Reader's Ency 4th ed
An Ideal husband by Oscar Wilde( Book )

480 editions published between 1820 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 1,898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WILDE'S ROMANTIC COMEDY ABOUT POLITICAL AMBITION AND SEXUAL INTRIGUE
The Canterville ghost by Oscar Wilde( Book )

693 editions published between 1887 and 2017 in 18 languages and held by 1,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much adapted for television and film, Oscar Wilde's The Canterville Ghost tells the story of the Otises, a modern American family, who are looking to buy a house in the English countryside. 'Canterville Chase' possesses all of the trappings of a standard haunted country house - including large suits of armour and Gothic panelled library walls. However, it soon becomes difficult to ignore the spooky signs that 'Sir Simon' is haunting the house - the usual Halloween fare of rattling chains and bloodstains. Surprisingly, and hilariously, the Otises refuse to be scared; despite all of Sir Simon's best flamboyant efforts and costume changes: stain remover is deployed to clean bloodstains and oil is applied to clanking chains. Instead, the poor revenant is faced with practical jokes from the two young twins in the family - and seeks solace by befriending fifteen-year-old Virginia instead, perhaps she holds the key to unlocking the mysteries of his being marooned on earth. Told from the unusual point of view of the ghost rather than the haunted party, it still bears the trademark Wildean moral message but the message is carried lightly in this entertaining, amusing and heart-warming Christmas story. With a new animated film featuring the voices of Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie (working together for the first time in thirteen years) hitting cinemas at Christmas, interest in this classic story is sure to be huge
Intentions: The decay of lying, Pen, pencil and poison, the critic as artist, the truth of masks by Oscar Wilde( Book )

318 editions published between 1890 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 1,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays on art, literature, criticism, and society
Salome by Richard Strauss( )

91 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis by Peggie Cochrane
Lady Windermere's fan by Oscar Wilde( Book )

293 editions published between 1892 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Convinced her husband is having an affair with a glamorous and slightly notorious older woman, young Lady Windermere turns her affections to amorous Lord Darlington, who is eager to encourage her suspicions about her husband's behavior
Complete poetry by Oscar Wilde( Book )

209 editions published between 1881 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume follows as closely as possible the chronological order of composition, highlighting autobiographical elements including the young Wilde's conflicting attitudes to Greece and Rome, pagan and Christian, and his fluctuating attraction to Roman Catholicism. The Appendix shows Wilde's original ordering, constructed with great care around a 'musical' arrangement of themes. The poems reveal unexpected aspects of a literary chameleon usually identified with sparkling wit and social comedy
A Woman of no importance by Oscar Wilde( Book )

267 editions published between 1893 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'A Woman of No Importance' fuses comedy of manners with high melodrama, a serious protest against gender inequality ornately framed with perfect witticisms. At Lady Hunstanton's country house party, the quips are dazzling and the company is impeccably sophisticated - but beneath the laconic wit of society's elite is brewing a turbulent drama of social double standards and sexual hypocrisy. Gerald Arbuthnot is a young man on the make, with an American heiress and the post of secretary to the brilliant but dissolute Lord Illingworth within his reach. But when he asks his mother to celebrate with them, it is discovered that Lord Illingworth is Gerald's father, who seduced and abandoned his mother twenty years earlier. Horrified to find her son singing the praises of her seducer, Mrs Arbuthnot refuses to allow Gerald to continue in his service, and Gerald must choose between his wronged mother and a glittering career. Oscar Wilde's society comedy was first staged at the Haymarket theatre in London in 1893
Lord Arthur Savile's crime and other stories by Oscar Wilde( Book )

231 editions published between 1887 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first of these short mystery stories, LORD ARTHUR SAVILE'S CRIME is murder. When Lord Savile's palm is read, he's informed that he will be a murderer, and he realises that if he wants to marry, he has no right to do so until he has committed the murder. But despite his efforts, his first two 'victims' completely fail to be harmed by his lethal intentions. Thinking that his marriage plans are doomed, he encounters the same palm reader by the bank of the river Thames - and suddenly realises that his task, at last, can be fulfilled
A house of pomegranates by Oscar Wilde( Book )

225 editions published between 1889 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reprint of the author's second collection of fairy tales containing four stories with color Art Nouveau illustrations
The soul of man under socialism by Oscar Wilde( Book )

138 editions published between 1890 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Soul of Man under Socialism is an 1891 essay by Oscar Wilde. Wilde puts forth the argument that within a capitalist system "the majority of people spoil their lives by an unhealthy and exaggerated altruism - are forced, indeed, so to spoil them"--That the necessity of solving the problems that capitalism creates draws away the talent that could otherwise be used to fulfill one's potential. In taking the the cause of this away
 
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The picture of Dorian Gray : an annotated, uncensored edition
Alternative Names
Anscharius Wilde

Aosika, Wang'erde

Author of Lady Windermere's fan 1854-1900

C. 3. 3.

C. 3. 3. 1854-1900

C. Drei Drei

C. Drei Drei 1854-1900

C. Three Three.

C. Three Three 1854-1900

C33

C33, 1854-1900

Guaïlant, Oskar

Guailant, Oskar 1854-1900

Gualant, Oskar

Gualant, Oskar 1854-1900

Lady Windermere's fan, Author of 1854-1900

Melmoth, Sebastian.

Melmoth Sebastian 1854-1900

O'Flahertie Wills Wilde, Oscar

O'Flahertie Wills Wilde, Oscar 1854-1900

O'Flahertie Wills Wilde, Oscar F.

O'Flahertie Wills Wilde, Oscar F. 1854-1900

O'Flahertie Wills Wilde, Oscar Fingall

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde angielski poeta, prozaik i dramatopisarz

Oscar Wilde Brits schrijver

Oscar Wilde escritor irlandés

Oscar Wilde Escritor, poeta e dramaturgo britânico de origem irlandesa

Oscar Wilde Ilanda mama llaqtayuq qillqaq

Oscar Wilde ír költő, író, drámaíró

Oscar Wilde irischer Schriftsteller

Oscar Wilde Irish writer

Oscar Wilde irlanda dramverkisto, poeto kaj romanisto

Oscar Wilde Irlandiya jacha marka qillqiri

Oscar Wilde irländsk författare och poet

Oscar Wilde irský dramatik, básník a prozaik

Oscar Wilde poeta, aforista e scrittore irlandese

Oscar Wilde poète irlandais

Oskar Uayld

Oskar Waýld

Oskars Vailds

Osukā, Wairudo, 1854-1900

Ouai͏̈ld, Oscar, 1854-1900

Ouailnt, Oskar.

Ouailnt, Oskar 1854-1900

Oxoniensis.

Oxoniensis 1854-1900

Uafil’d, Oskar.

Uafilď, Oskar.

Uaĭlʹd, Oskar

Uaǐl'd, Oskar 1854-1900

Uaildi, Oskar, 1854-1900

Uailds, Oskars, 1854-1900

Uailld, Oskar 1854-1900

Uailnt, Oskar

Uailnt, Oskar 1854-1900

Uajd, Oskar, 1854-1900

Uajld, O.

Uajld, Oskar

Uajlʹd, Oskar 1854-1900

Uajlld, Oskar

Uajlld, Oskar 1854-1900

Uayld Oskar

Uaylt, Ōskʿar, 1854-1900

Vaild, Oskar

Ṿaild, Osḳar 1854-1900

Vailda, Askara

Vāilḍa, Āskara 1854-1900

Vāiḷda, Ōṣkara, 1854-1900

Vaildas, Oskaras

Vaildas, Oskaras 1854-1900

Vailds, Oskars

Vailds, Oskars 1854-1900

Vailṭu, Āskār, 1854-1900

Vajld, Oskar

Vajld, Oskar 1854-1900

Vayld, Oskar.

Ṿayld, Osḳar 1854-1900

Vāyld , Uskār, 1854-1900

Vild, Oskar.

Ṿild, Osḳar 1854-1900

Waild, Oskar.

Waild, Oskar 1854-1900

Wairudo

Wairudo 1854-1900

Wang, Erde

Wang, Erde 1854-1900

Wang'erde

Wangerde, 1854-1900

Wangerde, Aosika, 1854-1900

Wayld, Oskar 1854-1900

Wayld, Ôsqar

Wayld, Ôsqar 1854-1900

Wāyld, Ūskār, 1854-1900

Weldir 1854-1900

Wild, Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills

Wilde, ...

Wilde 1854-1900

Wilde, O.

Wilde O. 1854-1900

Wilde, Óscar

Wilde, Oscar 1854-1900

Wilde, Oscar F.

Wilde, Oscar F. 1854-1900

Wilde, Oscar F.O.W 1854-1900

Wilde, Oscar Finegal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

Wilde, Oscar Finegal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde 1854-1900

Wilde, Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills.

Wilde Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills 1854-1900

Wilde, Oscar Fingal O'Flaherty Wills

Wilde, Oscar Fingal O'Flaherty Wills 1854-1900

Wilde, Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Willis

Wilde, Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills.

Wilde, Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills 1854-1900

Wilde, Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

Wilde, Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde 1854-1900

Wilde, Oscar O.

Wilde, Oscar O. 1854-1900

Wilde, Oscar O' Flahertie Wills 1854-1900

Wilde, Oscar O'Flahertie Wills

Wilde, Oskar.

Wilde, Oskar 1854-1900

Wilde, Oskar F.

Wilde, Oskar F. 1854-1900

Wilde, Oszkár 1854-1900

Wilde, Osсar 1854-1900

Wilde'i Oscar

Wills, Fingal O'Flahertie

Wills Wilde, Oscar O.

Wills Wilde, Oscar O. 1854-1900

Όσκαρ Ουάιλντ Ιρλανδός λογοτέχνης και λόγιος

Ουάιλντ, Όσκαρ, 1854-1900

Вайлд, Оскар.

Оскар Вајлд

Оскар Уайлд

Оскар Уайльд відомий письменник

Оскар Уайльд ирландский поэт, драматург, писатель, эссеист

Оскар Фингал О’Флаэрти Уиллс Уайльд

Уайлд О. 1854-1900

Уайлд, Оскар 1854-1900

Уайлд, Оскар Фингал О'Флаэрти Уиллс 1854-1900

Уайлд, Оскар Фингал О'Флаэрти Уилс

Уайльд О. 1854-1900

Уайльд, О. (Оскар), 1845-1900

Уайльд О. Ф. о'Ф. У. 1854-1900

Уайльд, Оскар

Уайльд, Оскар, 1845-1900

Уайльд, Оскар 1854-1900

Уальд О. 1854-1900

Уальд, Оскар 1854-1900

Уйльд О. 1854-1900

Օսկար Ուայլդ

אואילד, אוסקר

אוסקר ויילד

וויילד, אוסקאר

וויילד, אוסקר 1854-1900

וויילד, אוסקר פינגל או פלהרטי ווילס

וויילד, אסקאר

וויילד, אסקאר 1854־1900

ווילד, אוסקר 1854-1900

ווילד, אסקאר

ויילד, אוסקר

ויילד, אוסקר 1854־1900

ויילד, אוסקר 1900־1854

וילד, אוסקר

וילד, אוסקר 1854־1900

וילד, אסקר 1854־1900

װײלד, אסקאר

װײלד, אסקאר 1854־1900

اسکار وایلد

آسکر وائلڈ

اوسكار وايلد

أوسكار وايلد، 1854-1900

أوسكار وايلد كاتب وشاعر أيرلندي

وايلد، اسكار

وايلد، أوسكار

ويلد، اوسكار

ويلد، اوسكار، 1854-1900

ئۆسکار ویڵد

ऑस्कर वाइल्ड

অস্কার ওয়াইল্ড

ਆਸਕਰ ਵਾਈਲਡ

ஆஸ்கார் வைல்டு

ఆస్కార్ వైల్డ్

ಆಸ್ಕರ್‌ ವೈಲ್ಡ್‌

ഓസ്കാർ വൈൽഡ്

ඔස්කාර් වයිල්ඩ්

ออสการ์ ไวลด์

ཨོ་སི་ཀར་ཝེལ་ཌེ།

ოსკარ უაილდი

უაილდი, ოსკარ, 1854-1900

오사잡·왕이덕 1854-1900

오스카 와일드

오스카 와일드 1854-1900

와일드 1854-1900

와일드, 오스카 1854-1900

왕얼더 1854-1900

왕이덕 1854-1900

オスカー・ワイルド

オスカーワイルド, 1854-1900

ワイルド

ワイルド, オスカー

ワイルド, オスカア

奧斯卡, 王爾德

淮爾特

王尔德

王尔德, 1854-1900

王尓徳, 奥斯卡

王爾德, 奧斯卡, 1854-1900

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Salome : a tragedy in one actThe importance of being earnestThe picture of Dorian GrayThe selfish giantThe ballad of Reading GaolThe plays of Oscar WildeThe happy prince, and other talesDe profundis