Complete Shorter Fiction

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9780192510013: Complete Shorter Fiction

For the first time in one volume, this complete collection of all the short fiction Oscar Wilde published contains such social and literary parodies as "Lord Arthur Savile's Crime" and "The Canterville Ghost;" such well-known fairy tales as "The Happy Prince," "The Young King," and "The Fisherman and his Soul;" an imaginary portrait of the dedicatee of Shakespeare's Sonnets entitled "The Portrait of Mr. W.H.;" and the parables Wilde referred to as "Poems in Prose," including "The Artist," "The House of Judgment," and "The Teacher of Wisdom."

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Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was a successful playwright of his day. His only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray was published in 1891.

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"Superb one-volume collection of hard-to-find material."--Rakesh H. Solomon, Indiana University


"Good balance between plays and prose, using well chosen texts. Very helpful notes. Ideal as a base text."--Nicholas Ranson, University of Akron


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