Most widely held works about Oscar Wilde
Most widely held works by Oscar Wilde
The Provensen book of fairy tales by Alice Provensen ( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 511 libraries worldwide
Great classic stories [22 unabridged classics ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Reginald on house parties / Saki - The Sphinx without a secret / Oscar Wilde -- Tobermory / Saki -- On being idle / Jerome K. Jerome -- For better or worse / W. W. Jacobs -- The model millionaire / Oscar Wilde -- The garden of truth / E. Nesbit -- The cat that walked by himself / Rudyard Kipling -- The girl from Arles / Alphonse Daudet -- Mr. & Mrs. Dove / Katherine Mansfield -- Georgie Porgie / Rudyard Kipling -- Caterpillars / E. F. Benson -- Lost hearts / M. R. James -- Ship to Tarshish / John Buchan -- The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe -- The man of the night / Edgar Wallace -- Dr. Heidegger's experiment / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- B 24 / Arthur Conan Doyle -- Pat Hobby & Orson Welles / F. Scott Fitzgerald - Mad / Guy de Maupassant -- The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe -- The monkey's paw / W. W. Jacobs.
The picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde ( Book )
223 editions published between 1890 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Roman om dekadente engelske kunstnerkredse i 1890'erne, der hæver den sande kunstner over samfundets vedtagne love.
The Canterville ghost by Oscar Wilde ( Book )
87 editions published between 1936 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Although first published in 1891, this ghost story remains a classic of Wildean wit and Victorian sentimentality. True, some of the references to melodrama and nineteenth-century Anglo-American attitudes may elude modern readers, but the basic story of a hardheaded American family that buys a haunted British manor house and proceeds to drive the resident ghost nearly crazy with its skepticism is still a delight, as are Wilde's epigrams: 'We have really everything in common with America nowadays, except, of course, language.'
De profundis by Oscar Wilde ( Book )
82 editions published between 1905 and 2006 in 11 languages and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Brief vanuit de gevangenis van de wegens homoseksualiteit veroordeelde Ierse schrijver (1856-1900) aan zijn hartsvriend lord Alfred Douglas.
The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde ( Book )
69 editions published between 1893 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Play script, including biographical notes, textual details and information about the staging of the play.
Salomé by Oscar Wilde ( Book )
58 editions published between 1894 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Das Bildnis des Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde ( Book )
62 editions published between 1909 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 59 libraries worldwide
The happy prince and other tales by Oscar Wilde ( Book )
42 editions published between 1889 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Oscar Wilde's The Happy Prince and Other Tales is a collection of stories for children each of which is so poignant and exquisite that they are as treasured by adults as they are by children. The stories included in this collection are: The Happy Prince. The Nightingale and the Rose. The Selfish Giant. The Devoted Friend. The Remarkable Rocket.
Die Erzählungen und Märchen by Oscar Wilde ( Book )
39 editions published between 1910 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 49 libraries worldwide
The importance of being earnest : a trivial comedy for serious people by Oscar Wilde ( Book )
33 editions published between 1895 and 2008 in English and German and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Wilde's classic comedy of manners, first performed in 1895, is regarded by many critics and scholars as being the wittiest play in the English language. Set in England during the Victorian era, the play focuses on Jack and Algernon, two young men in love with girls both determined to marry someone named Earnest. This play explores the nature of marriage and the constraints of morality using light-hearted satire and dazzling humor.
Lady Windermere's fan by Oscar Wilde ( Book )
35 editions published between 1893 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Beautiful, aristocratic, an adored wife and young mother, Lady Windermere is 'a fascinating puritan' whose severe moral code leads her to the brink of social suicide. The only one who can save her is the mysterious Mrs Erlynne whose scandalous relationship with Lord Windermere has prompted her fatal impulse. And Mrs Erlynne has a secret - a secret Lady windermere must never know if she is to retain her peace of mind.
Märchen by Oscar Wilde ( Book )
20 editions published between 1910 and 2008 in German and Undetermined and held by 38 libraries worldwide
A house of pomegranates by Oscar Wilde ( Book )
25 editions published between 1891 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Märchen und Erzählungen by Oscar Wilde ( Book )
17 editions published between 1945 and 2004 in German and Undetermined and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Intentions by Oscar Wilde ( Book )
43 editions published between 1891 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Oscar Wilde was one of the most successful playwrights of the Victorian era. He was also a notorious supporter of the decadence and aesthetic movements, eventually jailed for having a young male lover. His name remains a by-word for social commentary by sharp wit. Intentions is a collection of critical essays by Wilde including The Critic as artist, The Decay of Lying, Pen, Pencil and Poison and The Truth of Masks.
Die Ballade vom Zuchthaus zu Reading by Oscar Wilde ( Book )
30 editions published between 1899 and 2001 in 6 languages and held by 35 libraries worldwide
The year after his release from prison in 1897, while in Berneval, France, Wilde wrote The Ballad of Reading Gaol, a poem that explored the harsh nature of prison life. It was published anonymously in England under the pseudonym of C33 (Wilde's prison number), and became his last significant work.
Lady Windermere's fan : a play about a good woman by Oscar Wilde ( Book )
32 editions published between 1893 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 35 libraries worldwide
The soul of man under socialism by Oscar Wilde ( Book )
25 editions published between 1891 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 33 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 ...
Das Gespenst von Canterville by Oscar Wilde ( Book )
27 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Animals Appearance (Philosophy) Audiobooks Authors, Irish Biography Children's stories Children's stories, English Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts), Unaccompanied Conduct of life Criticism, interpretation, etc. Didactic fiction Drama Drama England English drama English fiction English language English literature English poetry Essays Fairy tales Fiction Future life Ghost stories Great Britain Happiness History Juvenile works Kings and rulers Literature Magic Operas Picture of Dorian Gray (Wilde, Oscar) Poetry Portraits Readers Readers for new literates Sex Short stories Short stories, English Songs (High voice) Soul Sound recordings--for foreign speakers Textbooks--for foreign speakers Trials, litigation, etc. Vices Virtues Wealth Wilde, Oscar Wilde, Oscar,--1854-1900
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Multiple languages (16)
Greek, Modern (7)
Scottish Gaelic (1)