Oscar Wilde s Wit and Wisdom

Oscar Wilde s Wit and Wisdom

Amusing, thought-provoking epigrams, aphorisms, and other jests from the plays, essays, and lively conversation of Oscar Wilde offer a feast of humorous and profound quips. Nearly 400 quotes.

Author: Oscar Wilde

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486111001

Category: Reference

Page: 64

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Amusing, thought-provoking epigrams, aphorisms, and other jests from the plays, essays, and lively conversation of Oscar Wilde offer a feast of humorous and profound quips. Nearly 400 quotes.
Categories: Reference

The Wit and Wisdom of Oscar Wilde

The Wit and Wisdom of Oscar Wilde

This paperback gift edition of the renowned poet and playwright's epigrams and witticisms features hundreds of quips from Wilde's personal letters and conversations as well as his fiction, essays, lectures, and plays.

Author: Oscar Wilde

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486168425

Category: Reference

Page: 256

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This paperback gift edition of the renowned poet and playwright's epigrams and witticisms features hundreds of quips from Wilde's personal letters and conversations as well as his fiction, essays, lectures, and plays.
Categories: Reference

The Quotable Oscar Wilde

The Quotable Oscar Wilde

"I must die as I lived, beyond my means." Arguably the most quoted man in history, and certainly in his day, this enormous miniature collection is filled with Oscar Wildes' most notorious and witty sayings.

Author: Running Press

Publisher: Running Press Miniature Editions

ISBN: 9780762449828

Category: Humor

Page: 208

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"I must die as I lived, beyond my means." Arguably the most quoted man in history, and certainly in his day, this enormous miniature collection is filled with Oscar Wildes' most notorious and witty sayings. Organized into five neat sections useful for any situation, this book is perfect for either enjoying in small bites or devouring in one sitting. Featuring a biography, quotes, a poem and short story, it is a must have for Wilde lovers and novices alike.
Categories: Humor

Nothing Except My Genius

Nothing     Except My Genius

Also included are a priceless foreword and reference to Wilde, the artist and the man. Exploring the full extent of his humour together with the deep and profound aspects of his personality, the work is a manifestation of his genius.

Author: Oscar Wilde

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 9781442946446

Category: Fiction

Page:

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"Nothing ... Except My Genius" is a collection of quotes from Wilde's stories, plays, lectures, reviews and letters. Also included are a priceless foreword and reference to Wilde, the artist and the man. Exploring the full extent of his humour together with the deep and profound aspects of his personality, the work is a manifestation of his genius. It clearly indicates the wit, wisdom and the impudence of his style and most of all, the vividness of his vision that makes it an inspiring read.
Categories: Fiction

Oscar Wilde s Society Plays

Oscar Wilde s Society Plays

some time now, a veritable industry has grown up in commercial books featuring
the “wit and wisdom of Oscar Wilde.” What does wit (we might ask) have to do
with wisdom? And what does it say about Wilde's own unique brand of wit?

Author: Michael Y. Bennett

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137410931

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 212

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As the first collection of essays about Oscar Wilde's comedies, the contributors re-evaluate Oscar Wilde's society plays as 'comedies of manners" to see whether this is actually an apt way to read Wilde's most emblematic plays. Focusing on both the context and the texts, the collection locates Wilde both in his social and literary contexts.
Categories: Performing Arts

Oscariana

Oscariana

Published to follow the release of the new movie of Wilde's life, starring Stephen Fry, this collection displays Wilde's fabulous verbal dexterity.

Author: Oscar Wilde

Publisher:

ISBN: 0752810405

Category: Quotations, English

Page: 112

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Published to follow the release of the new movie of Wilde's life, starring Stephen Fry, this collection displays Wilde's fabulous verbal dexterity. Based on two books published during his lifetime - The Maxims of Oscar Wilde and Oscariana - this will be a beautifully designed pastiche of a 19th century Wit and Wisdom including illustrations from the Yellow Book.
Categories: Quotations, English

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

[ Music ] Herzog , Alice , Die Märchen Oscar Wildes ( Mulhouse : Editions ' Alsatia
' , 1930 ) . ( Study of the fairy tales . ) Hewetson , Cecil , ' Biographical Note ' , Wit
and Wisdom of Oscar Wilde ( London : Duckworth , 1960 ; New York ...

Author: E. H. Mikhail

Publisher: London : Macmillan Press

ISBN: STANFORD:36105038745936

Category:

Page: 249

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Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Author:

Publisher: Greenwood

ISBN: UOM:39015032896444

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 489

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This reference provides a detailed record of virtually every secondary study published on Oscar Wilde. The book also contains entries for Wilde's works, including various modern editions. The volume begins with a short chronology of Wilde's life and career. Sections listing books and periodical publications by Wilde follow. The next chapters contain entries for books, articles, and dissertations on Wilde. With the exception of the dissertations, the entries are accompanied by descriptive annotations. The bibliography concludes with an index of works by Wilde, an index of authors of secondary sources, and a general subject index.
Categories: Literary Criticism

The Wisdom of Oscar Wilde

The Wisdom of Oscar Wilde

The emphasis on fundamental concepts is illustrated with a balance of clinical examples, allowing this book to be used as a reference for geneticists, neuroscientists and bio-medical interests alike.

Author: Oscar Wilde

Publisher: Citadel Press

ISBN: 0806523743

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 179

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A guide to studying the growing field of modern neurogenetics, this comprehensive text focuses on the genetic basis underlying molecular and biochemical mechanisms of brain development and physiology. The text uses Alzheimer's Disease as the primary illustrative example, but incorporates extensive coverage of other diseases as well, including Frontotemporal Dementia, Prion diseases, Parkinson's Disease, Motor Neuron Disease, Huntington's Disease, Inclusion Body Myositis, and Schizophrenia. The emphasis on fundamental concepts is illustrated with a balance of clinical examples, allowing this book to be used as a reference for geneticists, neuroscientists and bio-medical interests alike.
Categories: Literary Criticism

General Catalogue of Printed Books

General Catalogue of Printed Books

Author: British Museum. Department of Printed Books

Publisher:

ISBN: IND:30000092332349

Category: English imprints

Page:

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Categories: English imprints

Gay Lesbian Literature

Gay   Lesbian Literature

Portland , Maine , T.B. Mosher , 1901 , revised as The Portrait of Mr. W. H. as
Written by Oscar Wilde Sometime after the Publication of ... London , Duckworth ,
1960 ; as Wit and Wisdom of Oscar Wilde , New York , Philosophical Library ,
1967 .

Author: Wayne R. Dynes

Publisher: St James Press

ISBN: UOM:49015002915065

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 488

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Biographical, bibliographical, and critical information on more than four hundred authors who have figured prominently in gay and lesbian literature and culture since 1900.
Categories: Literary Criticism

The Publishers Trade List Annual

The Publishers  Trade List Annual

Wilde : Reading Gaol , etc. ..Dickens : A Christmas Carol Peter ... Franklin's Wit
and Wisdom ..ABC of Canapés French Wit and Wisdom . ... Wilde : Oscar Wilde's
Epigrams Wisdom of China Wisdom of the Bible ..Wise Sayings of the Orient .

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105124488847

Category: American literature

Page:

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Categories: American literature

Oscar Wilde s Profession

Oscar Wilde s Profession

Usually Wilde reworks and refreshes the original joke , sometimes by polishing
the aphorism into a tighter verbal ... It is not without significance that Wilde has
been the source of more anthologies of ' The wit and wisdom of . . . variety than
any ...

Author: Josephine M. Guy

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: UOM:39015049686911

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 314

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At the same time, Oscar Wilde's Profession provides a uniquely detailed account of Wilde's processes of composition, springing from the re-examination of his writing practice currently being undertaken in the Oxford English Texts edition of his complete work. It surveys his writing practices across the whole of the oeuvre, and radically reinterprets the significance of his revision and 'plagiarism'."--BOOK JACKET.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Nineteenth Century Theatre Research

Nineteenth Century Theatre Research

Oscar Wilde's ' Comic Refusal ' : A Reassessment of The Importance of Being
Earnest . " Archiv für das Studium der ... The Importance of Being Oscar : The Wit
and Wisdom of Oscar Wilde Set against His Life and Times . New York : St.
Martin's ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: MINN:31951001350497X

Category: Drama

Page:

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Categories: Drama

Table Talk

Table Talk

"The ... first collection of [Wilde's] spoken stories to appear in English. It contains unfamiliar tales, fascinating versions of Wilde's famous plays and printed stories, and translations of several tales originally recorded in French .

Author: Oscar Wilde

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson

ISBN: 0304355941

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 192

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"The ... first collection of [Wilde's] spoken stories to appear in English. It contains unfamiliar tales, fascinating versions of Wilde's famous plays and printed stories, and translations of several tales originally recorded in French ... Some of the stories are comic anecdotes and tales of fantasy based on Irish folk legends; others are audacious adaptations of Biblical tales."--Cover.
Categories: Literary Collections

Oscar Wilde s Guide to Modern Living

Oscar Wilde s Guide to Modern Living

Author: Oscar Wilde

Publisher: Doubleday Books

ISBN: STANFORD:36105018481163

Category: Fiction

Page: 116

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Gathers hundreds of the acclaimed writer's pithiest utterances and epigrams in a collection of late nineteenth-century wisdom that includes such quotations as, "Resist everything except temptation."
Categories: Fiction

Contemporary Authors

Contemporary Authors

Some Letters From Oscar Wilde to Alfred Douglas , 18921897 , preface by
William Andrews Clark , Jr. , notes by Arthur C. ... Wit and Wisdom , compiled by
Cecil Hewetson , Duckworth , 1960 , published as Wit and Wisdom of Oscar
Wilde ...

Author: Hal May

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0810319195

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 600

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Your students and users will find biographical information on approximately 300 modern writers in this volume of Contemporary Authors®. Authors in this volume include: William Least Heat-Moon Jack London Oscar Wilde Dorothy Sayers
Categories: Biography & Autobiography