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epigrams of Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

epigrams of Oscar Wilde

by Oscar Wilde

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Published by Redman in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementan anthology by Alvin Redman ; with an introduction by Vyvyan Holland.
ContributionsRedman, Alvin.
The Physical Object
Pagination260p. ;
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19078767M

  First published in , this collection contains aphorisms and epigrams from fourteen of Oscar Wilde's works, including his comedies, The Picture of Pages:   First published in , this collection contains aphorisms and epigrams from fourteen of Oscar Wilde\\'s works, including his comedies, The Picture of Pages:

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Out of 5 stars The book is an entertaining read and a refresher on Wilde's epigrams Reviewed in the United States on Decem Oscar Wilde was such a brilliant wit that it is both amusing, entertaining and educational to read his epigrams.4/5(3). Of all the great dandies, however, Oscar Wilde was a master of life's epigrams.

Whether the subject dealt with women, marriage, art, or gastronomy, Oscar Wilde had a mouthful to say-- all of which were witty Every great dandy must keep a journal of quips, gags, aphorisms, and epigrams/5.

Oscar Wilde was such a brilliant wit that it is both amusing, entertaining and educational to read his epigrams.

Many of them I have read before but it is always good just to go over old material and to laugh again at what he has to by: 5. Epigrams; Hardcover – January 1, by Oscar Wilde (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings/5(2). Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish playwright, poet, and author of numerous short stories, and one novel.

Known for his biting wit, and a plentitude of aphorisms, he became one of the most successful playwrights of the late Victorian era in London, and one of the greatest celebrities of his day.4/5. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK Epigrams & aphorisms Item Preview remove-circle Epigrams & aphorisms by Wilde, Oscar, Publication date Topics Epigrams, Aphorisms and apothegms Publisher Boston, J.

Pages: Mount Vernon, New York: The Peter Pauper Press A collection of epigrams from Oscar Wilde. Book and jacket are both in good condition with edgewear, light soil and jacket price clipped and tanned.

62 pages, x Hard Cover. Good/Good. Illus. by Kredel, Fritz. Inspirational Epigrams by Oscar Wilde (#) It’s the birthday of Oscar Wilde, Irish writer, poet and playwright. Born Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Epigrams of Oscar Wilde book, in Dublin on 16th October,Oscar Wilde is famous for his plays and his confinement and untimely death at age Epigrams, aphorisms, and other bon mots gleaned from Wilde's enduringly popular plays, essays, and conversation offer amusing, thought-provoking observations that resonate with truth and profundity beneath their comic surface/5().

Oscar Wilde's most enduring epigrams – infographic. Probably the most-quoted author after Shakespeare, and certainly the wittiest, Wilde's elegantly barbed observations are as popular than ever more than a century after his death in November Here's a look at his most lasting lines.

Hardcover. Condition: Used; Good. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. This book is in good condition but will show signs of previous ownership. Please expect some creasing to the spine and/or minor damage to the cover. Damaged cover.

The. Many of the quotes in this book are taken from Wilde's plays, novels and essays which were also packed with witticisms amounting to an outrageous philosophy. Wilde's extravagance and unconventional behaviour earned him loyal friends but also bitter enemies and in after a series of unfortunate events and court cases he was gaoled for two years with hard labour for indecent behaviour.

OSCAR WILDE Art And Morality Defence Dorian Gray FIRST EDITION 1/   Oscar Wilde Quotes On being an artist “ An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.” —quoted by Alvin Redman in The Epigrams of Oscar Wilde () “ No great artist ever sees things as they really are.

If he did, he would cease to be an artist.” —from “The Decay of Lying” () “ Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it.” —from “The. "Everything matters in art except the subject," said Oscar Wilde, quoted by literary critic Harold Bloom; and the short, witty sayings -- known as epigrams -- that Wilde popularized in his play, "The Importance of Being Earnest," demonstrate that the art of wit in 'nonsense literature' was one area where he excelled.

Wilde was born of professional and literary parents. His father, Sir William Wilde, was Ireland’s leading ear and eye surgeon, who also published books on archaeology, folklore, and the satirist Jonathan mother, who wrote under the name Speranza, was a revolutionary poet and an authority on Celtic myth and folklore.

After attending Portora Royal School, Enniskillen (– Epigrams of Oscar Wilde by Oscar Wilde There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about', said Oscar Wilde more than a hundred years ago.

But this remark seems perhaps even more relevant to our present world. The Divine Oscar Wilde: Epigrams, Quotes and Poems Oscar Wilde () was an Irish writer best known today for his epigrams, his "wilde" witticisms, his short story/novella The Portrait of Dorian Gray, and his play The Importance of Being Earnest.

In his day Wilde was one of the most successful playwrights in London, and a very famous (and certainly the most infamous) celebrity. Oscar Wilde was born at 21 Westland Row, Dublin (now home of the Oscar Wilde Centre, Trinity College), the second of three children born to an Anglo-Irish couple: Jane, née Elgee and Sir William was two years younger than his brother, William (Willie) Wilde.

Jane Wilde was a niece (by marriage) of the novelist, playwright and clergyman Charles Maturin ( – ), who may have Children: Cyril Holland, Vyvyan Holland.

Oscar Wilde Epigrams a cura di Sarah Gudgeon Edizioni Dicembre, 1. Read Oscar Wilde was a famous writer. He was born in Dublin in He wrote numerous plays, books and poems.

He probably got his writing talent from his mother, who was a poet. He is still popular today because the things he wrote were very (1) Size: KB.

First published inthis collection contains aphorisms and epigrams from fourteen of Oscar Wilde's works, including his comedies, The Picture of Dorian Gray, and The Soul of Man Unter Socialism. Product DetailsPages: First published inthis collection contains aphorisms and epigrams from fourteen of Oscar Wilde's works, including his comedies, The Picture of Dorian Gray, and The Soul of Man Unter Socialism.

The ever-quotable Oscar Wilde () was an Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet who delighted Victorian England with his legendary wit. He found critical and popular success with his scintillating plays, chiefly The Importance of Being Earnest, while his only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, scandalized :