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Sixteen letters from Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Sixteen letters from Oscar Wilde

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in Folcroft, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 -- Correspondence,
  • Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945 -- Correspondence,
  • Authors, Irish -- 19th century -- Correspondence

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited and with notes by John Rothenstein.
    ContributionsRothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5823 .A35 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5065899M
    ISBN 100841472572
    LC Control Number74032408
    OCLC/WorldCa1176024


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The best collection I've seen of Oscar Wilde letters. Perhaps some more in-depth biographical grounding regarding the recipients / writers of some of the letters might have been nice, but then again, since the book already runs pages, space was at a premium/5.

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Price New from Used from Author: Oscar; edited and with notes by John Rothenstein Wilde. The sixteen letters that follow are all that remain of a series written by Oscar Wilde to William Rothenstein between and They are now published, for the first time, in deference to the often-expressed wishes of several of the writer's surviving friends.

Oscar Wilde by Richard Sixteen letters from Oscar Wilde book is a very detailed biography which brings out Wilde's enormous generosity and his boundless intellect. Wilde lived a life of tremendous fame I finally finished it and although it took me a year to read it, I finally did it/5.

Of all 19th-century letter writers, Oscar Wilde is among the greatest. Revealing him at his sparkling, spontaneous, fluent best, these letters bear that most familiar of Wildean hallmarks — the lightest of touches for the most serious of subjects.5/5(4).

This is a bibliography of works by Oscar Wilde, a late-Victorian Irish writer. Chiefly remembered today as a playwright, especially for The Importance of Being Earnest, and as the author of The Picture of Dorian Gray; Wilde's oeuvre includes criticism, poetry, children's fiction, and a large selection of reviews, lectures and private correspondence has also been Articles↙: 4.

The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde is a book that contains over a thousand pages of letters written by Oscar 's letters were first published as The Letters of Oscar Wilde inedited by Rupert Hart-Davis and published by his publishing firm. Merlin Holland revised the book and included new discoveries in a new edition: The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde by Merlin.

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The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde. Fourth Estate. Oscar Wilde, Merlin Holland, Rupert Hart-Davis.

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The letters of Wilde and Clegg, along with some 50 handwritten pages, including nine manuscripts of Wilde’s poems and the earliest surviving letter from Wilde to his lover Lord Alfred Douglas. Wilde was especially affected by her death and later wrote a poem ("Requiescat") about her.

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The indicators that his sister was a key influence, perhaps even his muse, constitute a Author: Angela Kingston. "[Oscar] Wilde's life is one of the saddest in English literature," reported London's Guardian newspaper on 1 Decemberthe day after the exiled poet and playwright died in disgrace in France at the age of "His abilities were sufficient to win him an honoured place as a man of letters, but they struggled in vain against his lack of character.".

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Oscar Wilde was born 16 Octoberand died 30 November My Five Favourite Oscar Wilde Quotes. Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much. I think God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability. I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.

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Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October – 30 November ) was an Irish writer and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early s. A summary of Chapters Nine–Ten in Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Picture of Dorian Gray and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. Rupert Hart-Davis was the editor of the original collected letters of Oscar Wilde, published inas well as the editor of numerous other volumes of Wilde's work.

Editorial Reviews On NovemWilde, 46, died in self-exile in : Hardcover (First Edition). Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde was born to successful Dublin intellectuals, Sir William Wilde and Jane Francesca Wilde on Octo at 21 Westland Row, Dublin.

Knighted inOscar’s father was a distinguished ophthalmologic surgeon and. More of their exquisite correspondence appears in Oscar Wilde: A Life in Letters, but that one sentence alone — “He understands me and my art, and loves both.” — is an immeasurably beautiful addition to history’s most profound definitions of love, a sublime manifestation of the highest hope one creative soul can have for a union with.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Guardian 'Oscar Wilde writes his own life in the newly revised and expanded Complete Letters.

The one essential book on the subject.' The Independent Books of the Year 'The scholarship of Holland and Hart-Davis is as impeccable as their subject's wit, while the letters themselves bear comparison with any more conventional form of literary art.

De Profundis Numbered Limited Edition ~ Limited edition facsimile of the original manuscript of Oscar Wilde's "De Profundis"—a long, harrowing letter written to his lover, Lord Alfred Douglas, while imprisoned from Numbered of an edition ofthis book was published on the centenary of the death of Oscar Wilde by his grandson, Merlin Holland.

Since my Ichideal and super-crush were both from the 19th century, my ties to the 21st became somewhat attenuated. If photographs of Lord Alfred Douglas from the s were my Rock Hudson pinups, Oscar Wilde was my Liza Minelli.

Instead of belting out songs from Cabaret in my bedroom, I learned ancient Greek and steeped myself in the iconography of the Author: Dylan Byron.

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Knopf Books for Young Readers $ (32p) ISBN. ‍The English Romantic, John Keats (—), was always one of Wilde's favorite poets, indeed he considered him the greatest English poet of the century. When Wilde was just 22 and touring Europe he visited the grave of Keats; his reaction contained perhaps only a little irony when he said it was the holiest place in Rome.

I'd start with his short stories. That's how I was introduced to him. I clearly remember bawling my eyes out after reading “The Nightingale and the Rose” for the first time at the age of eight.

That story was so heartbreaking that I shelved the co. This article presents information about the book "The Picture of Dorian Gray," edited by Donald L. Lawler. A remark of considerable import in "The Picture of Dorian Gray," a remark that writer Oscar Wilde was to discuss again years later in the book "The letters of Oscar Wilde," edited by Rupert.

The Picture of Dorian Gray is the only published novel by Oscar Wilde, appearing as the lead story in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine on 20 June Wilde later revised this edition, making several alterations, and adding new chapters; the amended version was published by Ward, Lock, and Company in April Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde ( - ); a difficult name for a complicated man that led a difficult life filled with hope, triumph, but visited by peril and beset with despair.

A couple of Wilde's indicative quotes: "I am not young enough to know everything." "The difference between journalism and literature is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not read.".Read “Oscar Wilde: A Life in Letters”, by Oscar Wilde online on Bookmate – Wilde the writer is known to us from his plays and prose fiction, but apparently it was in .