poems and fairy tales of Oscar Wilde

  • 279 Pages
  • 4.30 MB
  • English
Modern Library , New York
Fairy tales -- Eng
Statementby Oscar Wilde.
SeriesModern Library -- 84
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 279, 214 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16598682M

The Poems and Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This venerable old volume is broken into three sections: poems, fairy tales, and prose poems.

The first two take up more than 90% of the book, and of the three sections I found the poems the most interesting and engaging. The more 4/5. The Poems and Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde by Oscar Wilde (Author) › Visit Amazon's Oscar Wilde Page.

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This is the complete Fairy Tales, previously published in two separate volumes: The Happy Prince Author: Oscar Wilde. The Best Known Works of Oscar Wilde. Including the Poems, Novels, Plays, Essays, and Fairy Tales by Wilde, Oscar and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

OCLC Number: Notes: Fairy tales have separate pagination. Description: vii,pages 19 cm. Contents: The ballad of reading Goal --Helas!--Ravenna --Eleutheria: Sonnett to liberty ; Ave imperatrix ; To Milton ; Louis Napoleon ; Sonnet ; Quantum mutata ; Libertatis sacra fames ; Theoretikos --The garden of Eros --Rosa mystica: Requiescat ; Sonnet on.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wilde, Oscar, Poems and fairy tales of Oscar Wilde. New York: Modern Library, (OCoLC) "Oscar Wilde's Fairy Tales continue to exert the same pull over the imagination and emotions as they did when he first read them to his children in the s.

Written with inspired poetic intensity and sudden flowerings of the matchless wit for which he is so well remembered, the stories combine the wisdom of parables with the impact of drama.".

Read Oscar Wilde books and fairy tales, including The Happy Prince, The Selfish Giant and all his other beautiful stories The Happy Prince The status of a Prince begs a sparrow to help him bring happiness to the sad and poor of his city. The Poems and Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde (Complete in One Volume) by Wilde, Oscar Seller Old Scrolls Book Shop Published Condition Near Fine Edition.

Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde: The Devoted Friend/The Nightingale and the Rose. (Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde #4) P. Craig Russell (Illustrator), Rating details ratings 22 reviews. Wilde's tales are adapted into a comic book format and use fairy tale elements and Christian symbolism.

Book Depository. Better World Books/5. The Happy Prince asks the swallow to stay with him and help the sad people of the city, but in doing so, the swallow lost his chance to fly to a warmer climate. More from Oscar Wilde. The Nightingale and the Rose.

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Age () Age () All Fairy Tales () All Poems for Kids () Animals () Bedtime (39). Oscar Wilde's () Fairy Tale - The Selfish Giant. Oscar Wilde $ - $ But he was also a playwright, novelist, short-story writer, writer of charming fairy tales for children, and poet.

This last one is often overlooked, with only one of this poems remaining widely known. In the following list, we pick six of Oscar Wilde’s best poems ranging from his early years at Oxford through to his years in exile in Paris.

A curious strategy common to most studies of Oscar Wilde is the omission of his fairy tales, prose poems, and, more often than not, his criticism. The avoidance of these stories and articles suggests an unwillingness to treat material which is prima facie more serious and more moral than the amoral hedonism, the “studied triviality” so long.

Oscar Wilde was born at 21 Westland Row, Dublin (now home of the Oscar Wilde Centre, Trinity College), the second of three children born to an Anglo-Irish couple: Jane, née Elgee and Sir William was two years younger than his brother, William (Willie) Wilde.

Jane Wilde was a niece (by marriage) of the novelist, playwright and clergyman Charles Maturin ( – Children: Cyril Holland, Vyvyan Holland.

Oscar Wilde() Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was born in Dublin, the son of an eye-surgeon and a literary hostess and writer (known under the pseudonym "Speranza"). After studying at Trinity College, Dublin, Wilde went to Magdalen College, Oxford, where he achieved a double first and won the Newdigate prize for a poem Ravenna.

Oscar Wilde was born in Dublin, Ireland, on Octo His father, William Wilde, was a surgeon, and his mother, Jane Francesca Wilde, published poetry under the name Speranza. Wilde attended Trinity College, Dublin, from to and Magdalen College, Oxford, from to At Oxford. After over years, Wilde's fairy tales have lost none of their tragic beauty, or their sly humor, to which these nine bear witness.

They are about friendship and sacrifice, true love and religious belief. The story of ``The Happy Prince'' who, with the help of his devoted friend, the Swallow, aids the poor and unhappy people he sees from his privileged position high above the city. Make Offer - The Poems and Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde Modern Library Edition Oscar Wilde THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY Modern Library 1st Edition 4th Printing $ Oscar Wilde THE POEMS AND FAIRY TALES OF OSCAR WILDE COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME Modern Library Modern Library Edition Hardcover New York Modern Library 0 Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket.

Seller assumes all responsibility for this Rating: % positive. Oscar Wilde's magical stories for children have often been dismissed as lesser works, but as examples of how important imagination is to us Author: Jeanette Winterson. Wilde was born of professional and literary parents.

His father, Sir William Wilde, was Ireland’s leading ear and eye surgeon, who also published books on archaeology, folklore, and the satirist Jonathan mother, who wrote under the name Speranza, was a revolutionary poet and an authority on Celtic myth and folklore.

After attending Portora Royal School, Enniskillen. The Works of Oscar Wilde: Including The Poems, Novels, Plays, Essays, Fairy Tales and Dialogues by Wilde, Oscar; Walter J. Black, Inc (editor). Black's Readers Service Company, Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. The works of Oscar Wilde, in particular his theatrical texts, are considered by the critics of the masterpieces of the nineteenth century theater. ” Poems in Prose “ is a book by Oscar Wilde published in The book “Poems in Prose” by Oscar Wilde is a collection of short stories and consists of six short tales.

Wilde's tales are adapted into a comic book format and use fairy tale elements and Christian symbolism. Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde: Vol. 1 - The Selfish Giant/The Star Child Oscar Wilde,P.

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Craig Russell — Juvenile Fiction. A reader new to Wilde might be surprised to learn that most of the author's fiction consists of two volumes of fairy tales. Originally told to adults at social occasions, the stories are not necessarily meant for children.

A popular perception persists of Oscar Wilde as an idle aesthete. Is this a fair portrayal. It is a carefully cultivated image that Wilde developed. For example, when he was told to take a scene out of The Importance of Being Earnest by the actor-manager George Alexander, he replied: ‘This scene you feel is superfluous cost me terrible exhausting labour and heartrending nerve.

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A full-length study of Oscar Wilde's two collections of children's literature, 'The Happy Prince and Other Stories' () and 'The House of Pomegranates' ().

Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. Oscar Wilde poems, quotations and biography on Oscar Wilde poet page. Read all poems of Oscar Wilde and infos about Oscar Wilde. Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was born in Dublin, the son of an eye-surgeon and a literary hostess and .I'd start with his short stories.

That's how I was introduced to him. I clearly remember bawling my eyes out after reading “The Nightingale and the Rose” for the first time at the age of eight. That story was so heartbreaking that I shelved the co.First appearing in Wilde’s collection of fairy stories for children, The Happy Prince and Other Tales – one of Wilde’s first real successes as a writer – ‘The Selfish Giant’ is about a giant who owns a beautiful garden but forbids the local children from playing in it.

The ensuing tale takes in the themes of selfishness.