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Complete Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde


PUBLISHED: 31st October 2008
ISBN: 9780451531070
ANNOTATION:
The Complete Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde includes the two definitive story collections The Happy Prince and Other Tales (1888) and A House of Pomegranates (1891). This volume collects exquisite and poignant tales of true beauty, selfless love, generosity, loyalty, brilliant wit, and moral aestheticism, such as "The Birthday of the Infanta," "The Selfish Giant," The Nightingale and the Rose," and "The Happy Prince," among others. A true classic of wonder for all ages.
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PUBLISHED: 31st October 2008
ISBN: 9780451531070
ANNOTATION:
The Complete Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde includes the two definitive story collections The Happy Prince and Other Tales (1888) and A House of Pomegranates (1891). This volume collects exquisite and poignant tales of true beauty, selfless love, generosity, loyalty, brilliant wit, and moral aestheticism, such as "The Birthday of the Infanta," "The Selfish Giant," The Nightingale and the Rose," and "The Happy Prince," among others. A true classic of wonder for all ages.

Annotation

The Complete Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde includes the two definitive story collections The Happy Prince and Other Tales (1888) and A House of Pomegranates (1891).

This volume collects exquisite and poignant tales of true beauty, selfless love, generosity, loyalty, brilliant wit, and moral aestheticism, such as "The Birthday of the Infanta," "The Selfish Giant," The Nightingale and the Rose," and "The Happy Prince," among others.

A true classic of wonder for all ages.

Publisher Description

The master of wit and irony Published here alongside their evocative original illustrations, these fairy tales, as Oscar Wilde himself explained, were written "partly for children, and partly for those who have kept the childlike faculties of wonder and joy."

Author Biography

Born in Ireland in 1856, Oscar Wilde was a noted essayist, playwright, fairy tale writer and poet, as well as an early leader of the Aesthetic Movement. His plays include: "An Ideal Husband, Salome, A Woman of No Importance, " and "Lady Windermere's Fan." Among his best known stories are "The Picture of Dorian Gray" and "The Canterville Ghost".

Product Details

Author
Oscar Wilde
Short Title
COMP FAIRY TALES OF OSCAR WILD
Pages
217
Publisher
Signet Classics
Language
English
ISBN-10
0451531078
ISBN-13
9780451531070
Media
Book
Format
Mass Market Paperback
Illustrations
Yes
Year
2008
Publication Date
2008-10-31
Edition
1st
Country of Publication
United States
Residence
Dublin, IE
Audience
General/Trade