A compr In print since 1948, this is a single-volume collection of Oscar Wilde's texts. A lovely set The books are all fine, each in the scarce dust jackets. About this Item: Chancellor Press. Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much. Please note this book is over 20 years old.
In The Importance of Being Earnest Lady Bracknell presciently remarks educating the working classes would probably lead to acts of violence in Grosvenor Square as. This play unexpectedly reads as well and wittily as it would be performed, at least as it was, on screen in its film version. The idea is brilliant, like Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and deftly worked out. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Grandma thought as indulgently of whores as Lady Plymdale of courtesans.
Too much god for me in the Teacher of Wisdom and too much christ in De Profundis which is not as I remember it half a century ago when it read as if being written there and then, to Bosie, with recrimination and passion. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. The dispensary created by William became the forerunner for the Dublin Eye and Ear Hospital. So far the Canterville Ghost is my favorite, and I am currently reading the Picture of Dorian Gray. I cannot believe that I have read every single word of Oscar's published writing.
Known for his biting wit, and a plentitude of aphorisms, he became one of the most successful playwrights of the late Victorian era in London, and one of the greatest celebrities of his day. I have a 1968 edition of this Collins Classics with beautiful illustrations and a great introduction by Vyvyan Holland. Random thoughts: I was disappointed to find that the popular culture image of Dorian Grey didn't quite live up to the actual written depiction of him. He maybe the first writer that I realize was a rebel of sorts. Oh, how wrong you were, my darling child. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Here's a few quotes: A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
Oh, the power, the power! Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Wilde believes this idea is terrible and sketches out what he believes literature and almost almost all art should consist of, how it should proceed and what its goals should be. Please note this book is over 20 years old. Otherwise, the jackets are in very good condition.
We do not guarantee that these techniques will work for you or not. The poem starts with memories of the country and it ends with a salute to the city. The cover of is slightly damaged for instance a torn or bent corner. Possible ex library copy, thatâ ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. The witty one observes how useful passion is for publication. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.
But now I've got this great big book which refuses to be curled up with -- I should never have sold my individual Earnest. He was sentenced to two years of hard labor in prison after being convicted of homosexual offenses. A caprice is by definition an unaccountable change of mind or conduct, on a whim, a turn on a sixpence, in an instant. The second half talks about spiritual development in prison. The problem is that once you have gotten your nifty new product, the oscar wilde the complete works gets a brief glance, maybe a once over, but it often tends to get discarded or lost with the original packaging. Mahaffy during this period and had also helped him write the book Social Life in Greece. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
About this Item: Geddes and Grosset, 2001. 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. Looming over all is what you know of the author. 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. Most of my high school friends were into the Beats or such toss as Jonathan Bach, but Wilde was my as T-Rex's Marc Bolan would say mainman. What else could I say? Oscar Wilde is a writer like no other.
There are many dramatic switches and not all plausible on a reading. A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her. 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. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. They even had to lock up your sarcophagus because people wouldn't stop kissing it. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
And after all, it may be merely the fancy of a drowning person. The fact that he was outside of his culture appealed to my aesthetic - plus it was sexy. About this Item: Chancellor Press. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth. Her mother was an Irish nationalist and wrote poetry for Young Irelanders under the pseudonym Speranza.