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The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde

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I find such screeds fascinating - not as an expression of "the truth" but as "one way of looking at things" (from a particular position, in a particular moment in time, given what has come before, what was happening then and what was to come) - even as my mind begins to undermine the argument (and, in case I haven't made my point, I'd have the same reaction to a po-faced essay about the obvious superiority of realism over imagination). As the painter looked at the gracious and comely form he had so skilfully mirrored in his art, a smile of pleasure passed across his face, and seemed about to linger there. I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world. A comprehensive bibliography of works by and about Oscar Wilde together with a chronological table of his life and work are also included.

Illustrated by Aubrey Beardsley, Walter Crane, Jacomb Hood, Henry Keen,Charles Robinson (illustrator). But this book was great because I had had no idea about some of his shorter stories and poems and plays and found new favorites!The largest collection of Wilde's letters, manuscripts, and other material relating to his literary circle are housed at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library. A number of Wilde's letters and manuscripts can also be found at The British Library, as well as public and private collections throughout Britain, the United States and France. His finely chiselled nostrils quivered, and some hidden nerve shook the scarlet of his lips and left them trembling.

But he suddenly started up, and closing his eyes, placed his fingers upon the lids, as though he sought to imprison within his brain some curious dream from which he feared he might awake. Having recently codified my own approach to the arts (well, certainly literature) as that of a Generalist/Surveyor, I can't take an us/them, good/bad argument about literature *so* seriously. You're still one of the most read authors in the 21th century and we all love and appreciate you very much.Being the first complete and accurate version of "Epistola: in Carcere et Vinculis" the last prose work in English. First American Printing Of The Complete, Unexpurgated Text, With Sheets And Dust Jacket Printed In Great Britain. Suddenly the painter appeared at the door of the studio and made staccato signs for them to come in. Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one, said the young lord, plucking another daisy.

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