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A Woman of No ImportanceA Woman of No Importance
by Oscar Wilde , 1893
The play premiered in 1893 at London's Haymarket Theatre. It is a testimony of Wilde's wit and his brand of dark comedy. It looks in particular at English upper class society and has been reproduced on stages in Europe and America since his death.
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Salome: A Tragedy in one actSalome: A Tragedy in one act
by Oscar Wilde - eBooks@Adelaide , 2010
The play tells in one act the Biblical story of Salome, stepdaughter of Herod Antipas, who, to her stepfather's dismay, requests the head of John the Baptist on a silver platter as a reward for dancing the dance of the seven veils.
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The Importance of Being EarnestThe Importance of Being Earnest
by Oscar Wilde - Project Gutenberg , 1997
Farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personae in order to escape social obligations. Working within the social conventions of late Victorian London, the play's major theme is the triviality with which it treats institutions.
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Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, and other storiesLord Arthur Savile's Crime, and other stories
by Oscar Wilde - eBooks@Adelaide , 2009
This book revolves around the differences between people of various cultures and social classes. The motif of the sanctity and the priority of duty are common themes to all the stories. The book brings out Wilde's fascination with the supernatural.
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The Canterville GhostThe Canterville Ghost
by Oscar Wilde - Pennsylvania State University , 2006
Oscar Wilde was a playwright, novelist, poet, and a major celebrity in the late Victorian era. The Canterville Ghost is a novella parody featuring an ambassador and a spirit. The ambassador moves his family into a castle which is known to be haunted.
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Collected Poems of Oscar WildeCollected Poems of Oscar Wilde
by Oscar Wilde - eBooks@Adelaide , 2009
Wilde, more famous as a playwright or prisoner than as a poet, invites readers to meet an unknown and intimate figure. The poetry of his formative years includes the elegy to his young sister and the grieving lyric at the death of his father.
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The Picture of Dorian GrayThe Picture of Dorian Gray
by Oscar Wilde - Simpkin, Marshall Hamilton, Kent , 1911
Story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty. Written in a dazzling manner, full of stinging epigrams and shrewd observations, the tale of Dorian Gray's moral disintegration caused a scandal when it first appeared.
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