ISBN 9788189474102,Selectedv Works Of Oscar Wilde

Selectedv Works Of Oscar Wilde


Oscar Wilde


Jainco Pub.



Jainco Pub.

Publication Year 2005

ISBN 9788189474102

ISBN-10 8189474103


Language (English)

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A writer of late nineteenth century,Oscar Wilde is popular for such works of literary art portary aesthetic beauty,verbal craftsmanship and unbeatable wit.His art is said to appear in the most appealing manner in the fairy tales he wrote.The most popular of his stories for children is 'The Happy Prince'.His other works of art include the ones he wrote for the society of adults.His one and only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, not just shocked th people of his time, but also left an indelible mark on the literary world. His works are characterised by a brilliant display of art and its relation with real life. Apart from novels and short stories, he has written a row of essays, plays and poems.His plays,like 'The Importance of Being Earnest' and 'Woman of No Importance' took him to the height of popularity.He was imprisoned on the charge of being a homosexual.After his release, he published a poem 'Ballad od Reading Goal', which established him as a poet.His essays on art are famous across the globe.He was one writer for whom words meant a world of fiction that was though different from the real but still was characteristic of real life.