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Oscar Wilde: A Critical Study

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Oscar Wilde: A Critical Study
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Publisher: Project Gutenberg
ISBN/ASIN: B004SSASUM
Number of pages: 216

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Wilde was a kind of Wainewright, to whom his own life was very important. He saw art as self-expression and life as self-development. He felt that his life was material on which to practise his powers of creation, and handled it and brooded over it like a sculptor planning to make a dancing figure out of a pellet of clay.

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