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An Ideal Husband: A Play by Oscar Wilde is an 1895 comedic stage play which revolves around blackmail and political corruption, and touches on the themes of public and private honour. The action is set in London, in "the present", and takes plac...

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"The portrait of Mr W.­H.­" is a short story written by Oscar Wilde and published in Blackwood’s magazine in 1891. The story is the attempt by Oscar Wilde to uncover the identity of W.­H., the mysterious individual to whom Shakespeare dedicates hi...

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These stories, prior to their publication, were sometimes told by Oscar Wilde at dinner parties. There is much for adults to like in these deceptively simple tales, which only recently have begun to receive their due as serious literature.

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Extrait : "Nous perçûmes le bruit cadencé de pas de danseurs ; nous suivîmes, en flânant, la rue éclairée par la lune et nous arrêtâmes devant la maison de la Courtisane. De l'intérieur, à travers le tumulte, le désordre, nous entendions les music...

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This book has two stories and includes the tales of a gold covered prince statue that feels sorry for the poor people in his city and gives them the gold off his body. It also includes a story about a devoted friend.

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El cuerpo del delito es una recopilación de trece magníficos relatos policiacos clásicos que alterna textos consagrados con otros menos conocidos, todos ellos perfectamente representativos de las variantes de la literatura policiaca, teniendo siem...

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Commedia teatrale in tre atti, fu portata in scena per la prima volta a Londra nell'inverno del 1895. Il titolo italiano non rende l'idea dell'arguzia e della capacità di Wilde di giocare con i significati delle parole: nell'originale 'The importa...

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Los niños del pueblo juegan en el amplio jardín de la casa de un Gigante. Harto de sus voces y de sus risas, el Gigante, un ser solitario y egoísta, levanta un muro tan alto que los pequeños no pueden saltarlo. Desde ese momento ya no regresa a su...

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Oscar Wilde’s infamous wit, taste for scandal, and gift for revealing the hypocrisies of fashionable society are on display here in this collection of his finest plays. A genius both of and ahead of his time, he built his craft on the eternal questions of right and wrong—with pithy dialogue as fresh today as when it was written.­In addition to Wilde’s five major plays, this Signet Classics edition contains:­• Two interviews with the playwright at the peak of his career, in which Wilde discusses his work—and his critics• Some of his most brilliant critical writing, in which he discusses the nature of art in terms that anticipate much of today’s literary theory• An appendix that restores valuable lines that appeared in the original text of The Importance of Being EarnestWith an Introduction by Sylvan Barnetand a New Afterword by Marylu Hill

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Intenzioni (titolo originale Intentions) è un saggio di Oscar Wilde del 1891.

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