OSCAR WILDE Premium Collection
Sprache - Englisch
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About the eBook
This comprehensive 'OSCAR WILDE Premium Collection' showcases the full range of Wilde's literary prolificacy, featuring his dramatic masterpieces, poignant short stories, thought-provoking essays, intricate poetry, and his only novel. Revered for his sharp wit and flamboyant style, Wilde's works remain timeless in their ability to satirize the social customs of his day while revealing the profound paradoxes of society. In this collection, Wilde's language dances between the comic and the tragic, intertwining the profound with the delightfully trivial. From the witty repartee of 'The Importance of Being Earnest' to the haunting beauty of 'The Picture of Dorian Gray,' Wilde's expertise in prose and dialogue illuminates the literary landscape of the late Victorian era.
Oscar Wilde's own tumultuous life is intrinsically tied to his works. An illustrious figure of society and a proponent of aestheticism, Wilde's flamboyant public personality often masked personal struggles and societal pressures that shaped his writing. Not only a reflection of his own life experiences but also an astute critique of 19th-century mores, Wilde wove his deep understanding of human nature with a unique blend of Irish wit and London sophistication. The inclusion of his candid letters and the biography by Frank Harris offer readers an intimate glimpse into the complexity of his character and the trials he faced, which eventually led to his heartbreaking downfall.
In encountering 'OSCAR WILDE Premium Collection,' the reader is invited on a journey through the brilliant mind of one of the most celebrated writers in English literature. Whether a scholar, student, or leisurely reader, this collection promises a rich exploration into the societal depths of the Victorian age presented through Wilde's uniquely charming lens. It ultimately serves as both a piercing critique of human vanities and an enduring testament to the enduring power of art and beauty. Every page of this anthology is sure to enhance the reader's understanding and appreciation of Wilde's genius, making it an indispensable addition to any respectable literary collection.
About the Author
Oscar Wilde, an esteemed Irish playwright, poet, and author, is revered for his brilliant wit, flamboyant style, and provocative commentary on society and aesthetics. Born on October 16, 1854, in Dublin, Ireland, Wilde became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. His literary accomplishments include a range of genres, from his famous novel 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' to revered plays such as 'The Importance of Being Earnest' and 'An Ideal Husband.' Known for his epigrams and a flair for the decadent and the dramatic, Wilde's works continue to fascinate and provoke. After a highly publicized trial for 'gross indecency,' his career was overshadowed by scandal and imprisonment. Nevertheless, Wilde's literary contributions endure, influencing both modern dramaturgy and social perspectives. His only novel echoes his philosophical stances, exploring themes of duplicity, the aestheticism movement, and the dichotomy of the soul and beauty. Wilde's mastery over the English language and his indulgence in the art of conversation and satire mirrored his complicated personal narrative and the Victorian society he often criticized. He passed away in Paris on November 30, 1900, leaving behind a legacy of literary excellence and a collection of work that continues to be celebrated around the world.
Genre: Sprache - Englisch
Size: 3019 Pages
Filesize: 5.4 MB
Published: Nov. 11, 2023