Selected Prose of Oscar Wilde by Oscar Wilde

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Author Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900
Editor Ross, Robert Baldwin, 1869-1918
Title Selected Prose of Oscar Wilde
Contents Preface by Robert Ross -- How they struck a contemporary -- The quality of George Meredith -- Life in the fallacious model -- Life the disciple -- Life the plagiarist -- The indispensable east -- The influence of the impressionists on climate -- An exposure to naturalism -- Thomas Griffiths Wainewright -- Wainewright at Hobart Town -- Cardinal Newman and the autobiographers -- Robert Browning -- The two supreme and highest arts -- The secrets of immortality -- The critic and his material -- Dante the living guide -- The limitations of genius -- Wanted a new background -- Without frontiers -- The poetry of archæology -- The art of archæology -- Herod suppliant -- The tetrarch's remorse -- The tetrarch's treasure -- Salomé anticipates Dr. Strauss -- The young king -- A coronation -- The king of Spain -- A bull fight -- The throne room -- A protected country -- The blackmailing of the emperor -- Covent garden -- A letter from Miss Jane Percy to her aunt -- The triumph of American 'humor' -- The garden of death -- An Eton kit-cat -- Mrs. Erlynne exercises the prerogative of a grandmother -- Motherhood more than marriage -- The damnable ideal -- From a rejected prize-essay -- The possibilities of the useful -- The artist -- The doer of good -- The disciple -- The master -- The house of judgment -- The teacher of wisdom -- Wilde gives directions about 'De profundis' -- Carey street -- Sorrow wears no mask -- Vita nuova -- The grand romantic -- Clapham Junction -- The broken resolution -- Domesticity at Berneval -- A visit to the Pope.
Language English
LoC Class PR: Language and Literatures: English literature
Subject Essays
Subject Short stories
Category Text
EBook-No. 1338
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Dec 31, 2020
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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