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Oscar Wilde: the critical heritage

Karl E. Beckson

Oscar Wilde: the critical heritage

by Karl E. Beckson

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Published by Barnes & Noble in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilde, Oscar, -- 1854-1900

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 419.

    Statementedited by Karl Beckson.
    SeriesThe Critical heritage series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 434 p.
    Number of Pages434
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23743907M
    ISBN 10389040592

    Oscar Wilde, author of The Picture of Dorian Gray, has created a piece of work exemplifying the danger of Gray, once beautiful in mind, body, and soul, turns into a version of Lucifer. Dorian personifies the face of an angel with the mind of the devil. 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.

    Rpt. in Oscar Wilde: The Critical Heritage. Ed. Karl Beckson. New York: Routledge, Print This review is critical more of the lower-class British public than of Wilde himself, saying that they are less intelligent and therefore more likely to enjoy Wilde's works which the author claims are designed to cater to the lower classes. The Picture of Dorian Gray, moral fantasy novel by Irish writer Oscar Wilde, published first in Lippincott’s Monthly Magazine in and as a book in It is an archetypal tale of a young man who purchases eternal youth at the expense of his soul and a romantic exposition of Wilde’s own Aestheticism.

    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 . Trivial Comedy for Serious People: Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest “Since we know The Importance of Being Earnest is a trivial play for serious people, our task as serious people is not to be content to say it’s funny, but to be careful when describing the fun” (Sale ). First staged in February at the St. James Theatre, people packed the theater to see Oscar Wilde.


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