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Oscar Wilde in Quotation: 3,100 Insults, Anecdotes and Aphorisms, Topically Arranged with Attributions
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Oscar Wilde in Quotation: 3,100 Insults, Anecdotes and Aphorisms, Topically Arranged with Attributions (Paperback)

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He had that rarest of all things, common sense. And in the case of Oscar Wilde he also had a gift for delivering this common sense in sometimes pithy but always memorable statements. One of the world's most unforgettable authors, Oscar Wilde had a comment for any and every occasion, many of which are quoted here. From art and actors to vice and virtue, this volume organizes 3109 Oscar Wilde quotations by subject matter, effectively providing a new way to enjoy Wilde's considerable literary legacy. Quotations are taken from Wilde's works, including ""The Importance of Being Earnest"" and ""The Picture of Dorian Gray"", his correspondence, magazine articles and newspaper editorials. Some, which are otherwise not immediately verifiable, are garnered from reliable secondary sources. Sixty-seven chapters deal with topics as varied as death, domesticity, friends and enemies, with the source of each quote duly noted. The work, a fascinating read of Wilde's acute observations, is indexed.

Essays & WritingEssays & JournalismLiterary essaysReference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksReference worksDictionaries of quotations Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc Publication Date: 15/05/2006 ISBN-13: 9780786424849  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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