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Oscar Wilde - A Critical Study

by Arthur Michell Ransome

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Published by Pomona Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Literary,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Literary

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8410018M
    ISBN 101406793833
    ISBN 109781406793833

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    Oscar Wilde did not invent Aestheticism, but he was a dramatic leader in promoting the movement near the end of the nineteenth century. Wilde was especially influenced as a college student by the works of the English poet and critic Algernon Charles Swinburne and the American writer Edgar Allan Poe. Joseph Pearce. Joseph Pearce is the author of numerous literary works including Literary Converts, The Quest for Shakespeare and Shakespeare on Love, and the editor of the Ignatius Critical Editions other books include literary biographies of Oscar Wilde, J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, G. K. Chesterton and Alexander : $

    A popular perception persists of Oscar Wilde as an idle aesthete. Is this a fair portrayal? It is a carefully cultivated image that Wilde developed. For example, when he was told to take a scene out of The Importance of Being Earnest by the actor-manager George Alexander, he replied: ‘This scene you feel is superfluous cost me terrible exhausting labour and heartrending nerve-wracking strain. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Works of Oscar Wilde by Oscar Wilde at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! 29 works of Oscar Wilde Irish writer and poet ().


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Oscar Wilde - A Critical Study book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Contents Include: Biographical Summary - Poems - Aesthetici /5(14). Edouard Roditi's critical study of Oscar Wilde, originally published in in New Directions' Makers of Modern Literature Series, was a pioneering attempt to evaluate a literary reputation long distorted by the journalistic appetite for scandal.

Relegating biography to a back seat, Roditi addressed the important of Wilde's ingenious Author: Edouard Roditi.

maybe he becomes more critical over the course of the book, but i will never know. Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful.

Comment Report abuse. Gray. out of 5 stars Written a decade after Wilde's death and. Reviewed in the United States on Janu /5(2). Oscar Wilde: A Critical Study (Paperback) by Arthur Ransome and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Oscar Oscar Wilde - A Critical Study book a Critical Study by Ransome, Arthur - AbeBooks.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ransome, Arthur, Oscar Wilde. London: M. Secker, (OCoLC) Named Person: Oscar Wilde; Oscar Wilde. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ransome, Arthur, Oscar Wilde. New York, Haskell House, Edouard Roditi's critical study of Oscar Wilde, originally published in in New Directions' Makers of Modern Literature Series, was a pioneering attempt to evaluate a literary reputation long distorted by the journalistic appetite for scandal/5.

Arthur Ransome brilliantly wrote about Oscar Wilde in A Critical Study, published inand then went on to write the popular and better known children's series, Swallows and Amazons, in Ransome considers Oscar Wilde a visionary of whom every classical scholar must know. Oscar Wilde changed the culture of his own day and, by doing so, changed ours.

Wilde's only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, first appeared as a novella in the Jissue of Lippincott's Monthly Magazine. Dorian Gray caused quite a stir; critics and readers alike called it an immoral story. Wilde published an expanded and revised version of the story in book form the next year.

The Happy Prince, by Oscar Wilde, is a wonderful allegory, typical of 19th century English fiction. Social injustice, the redemptive power of love, and the loss of innocence are themes addressed. Read "Oscar Wilde, a Critical Study" by Arthur Ransome available from Rakuten Kobo. Arthur Michell Ransome was an English author and journalist.

He is best Brand: Krill Press. Buy Oscar Wilde, a Critical Study by Ransome, Arthur (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.1/5(1).

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Biography; Critical Essays; Analysis; 80 Homework Help. Oscar Wilde was not a man who lived in fear, but early reviews of “The Picture of Dorian Gray” must have given him pause.

The story, telling of a man who never ages while his portrait turns. A suggested list of literary criticism on Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest.

The listed critical essays and books will be invaluable for writing essays and papers on The Importance of Being Earnest. The ever-quotable Oscar Wilde once said, ""Anybody can make history.

Only a great man can write it."" From his outsize celebrity in Victorian London to his authorship of fiction, drama, and poetry that uniquely captured his era, it's fair to say that Wilde succeeded on both counts. De Profundis (Latin: "from the depths") is a letter written by Oscar Wilde during his imprisonment in Reading Gaol, to "Bosie" (Lord Alfred Douglas).

In its first half Wilde recounts their previous relationship and extravagant lifestyle which eventually led to Wilde's conviction and imprisonment for gross indicts both Lord Alfred's vanity and his own weakness in acceding to those. Early Life and Education. Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was born on Octoin Dublin, Ireland.

His father, William Wilde, was an acclaimed doctor who was knighted for his work as Born:   It was first attributed to Wilde in in the biography "Oscar Wilde: A Critical Study" by Arthur Ransome, a British author and journalist.

In subsequent .It was first attributed to Wilde in in the biography "Oscar Wilde: A Critical Study" by Arthur Ransome, a British author and journalist. In subsequent uses the quote seems to appear as a fact.