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The soul of man under socialism and selected critical prose

Author: Oscar Wilde; Linda C Dowling
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2001.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Selection includes The Portrait of Mr W.H., Wilde's defence of Dorian Gray, reviews, and the writings from 'Intentions' (1891): 'The Decay of Lying, 'Pen, Pencil, Poison', and 'The Critic as Artist'. Wilde is familiar to us as the ironic critic behind the social comedies, as the creator of the beautiful and doomed Dorian Gray, as the flamboyant aesthete and the demonised homosexual. This volume presents us with a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Wilde; Linda C Dowling
ISBN: 0140433872 9780140433876
OCLC Number: 46847954
Description: xxviii, 379, [1] pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Eight reviews (1885-90): Mr. Whistler's ten o'clock --
The relation of dress to art --
A sentimental journey through literature --
Mr. Pater's Imaginary Portraits --
The actor as critic --
Poetical socialists --
Mr. Swinburne's last volume --
Mr. Pater's last volume --
The portrait of Mr. W.H. --
In defense of Dorian Gray (1890-91) --
The soul of man under socialism (1891) --
Intentions (1891): The decay of lying --
Pen, pencil and poison --
The critic as artist --
The truth of masks.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Soul of man under socialism & selected critical prose
Responsibility: Oscar Wilde ; edited with an introduction and explanatory notes by Linda Dowling.
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Includes "The Portrait of Mr W H", Wilde's defence of Dorian Gray, reviews, and the writings from "Intentions" (1891): "The Decay of Lying", "Pen, Pencil, Poison", and "The Critic as Artist". This  Read more...

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