Oscar Wilde

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The Irish playwright, novelist, essayist and poet Oscar Wilde has delighted audiences and readers with his witty brilliance for over a hundred years and now you can enjoy his works in their entirety on your eReading device. This comprehensive eBook presents Wilde’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 6)

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* Annotated with introductions to the plays, novel and other texts
* Features many images relating to Wilde, his life and works
* Illustrated with images of how the books first appeared, giving your kindle a taste of the Victorian texts
* ALL of the plays, with excellent formatting
* BOTH Wilde’s original French version of ‘Salome’ and Lord Douglas’ (his lover) translation in English – available in no other digital collection
* two rare unfinished plays
* ALL of the short stories with the original beautiful illustrations
* BOTH versions of ‘Dorian Gray’ – the original magazine version and the original book version with extra chapters, all with separate contents tables
* The COMPLETE poetry, with special Chronological and Alphabetical contents tables – find that special poem quickly!
* Every non-fiction essay – even the rare ones Wilde wrote in prison
* The rare erotic novel ‘Teleny’ attributed to Wilde, but now classed as apocryphal –judge for yourself – did Wilde have a hand in writing this rare text?
* ALL of the short stories and short story collections
* boasts three biographical works exploring Wilde’s life, including the famous two volume OSCAR WILDE, HIS LIFE AND CONFESSIONS by FRANK HARRIS
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres
* Features the complete and unabridged version of DE PROFUNDIS, often missed out of collections
* UPDATED with more images, introductions and many formatting improvements

CONTENTS

The Plays
VERA
THE DUCHESS OF PADUA
LADY WINDERMERE’S FAN
A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE
SALOMÉ
SALOMÉ (English Version)
AN IDEAL HUSBAND
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
LA SAINTE COURTISANE
A FLORENTINE TRAGEDY

The Poetry
LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Novel
THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY
THE ORIGINAL 13 CHAPTER VERSION
THE REVISED 20 CHAPTER VERSION

The Short Stories
THE PORTRAIT OF MR. W. H.
THE HAPPY PRINCE AND OTHER TALES
A HOUSE OF POMEGRANATES
LORD ARTHUR SAVILE’S CRIME AND OTHER STORIES

The Non-Fiction
THE DECAY OF LYING
PEN, PENCIL AND POISON – A STUDY IN GREEN
THE CRITIC AS ARTIST
THE TRUTH OF MASKS
THE RISE OF HISTORICAL CRITICISM
THE ENGLISH RENAISSANCE OF ART
HOUSE DECORATION
ART AND THE HANDICRAFTSMAN
LECTURE TO ART STUDENTS
LONDON MODELS
POEMS IN PROSE
THE SOUL OF MAN UNDER SOCIALISM
PHRASES AND PHILOSOPHIES FOR THE USE OF THE YOUNG
A FEW MAXIMS FOR THE INSTRUCTION OF THE OVER-EDUCATED
DE PROFUNDIS
OSCAR WILDE’S LETTER TO ROBERT BROWNING
PERSONAL IMPRESSIONS OF AMERICA
THE DECORATIVE ARTS
THE HOUSE BEAUTIFUL
THE TRUTH OF MASKS

The Journalism
LIST OF ARTICLES AND REVIEWS

Apocrypha
TELENY

The Biographies
OSCAR WILDE, HIS LIFE AND CONFESSIONS by Frank Harris
MEMORIES OF OSCAR WILDE by G. Bernard Shaw
OSCAR WILDE: AN IDLER’S IMPRESSION by Edgar Saltus

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