The Complete Short Fiction by Oscar Wilde - PDF and EPUB eBook

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Fairy tales, ghost stories, detective fiction and comedies of manners - the stories collected in this volume made Oscar...

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Details of The Complete Short Fiction

Exact title of the book
The Complete Short Fiction
Book author
Oscar Wilde
Book edition
Paperback
Number of pages
320 pages
Language
English
Published
February 27th 2003 by Penguin Books
File size (in PDF)
1280 kB
The Complete Short Fiction

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Fairy tales, ghost stories, detective fiction and comedies of manners - the stories collected in this volume made Oscar Wilde's name as a writer of fiction, showing breathtaking dexterity in a wide range of literary styles. Victorian moral justice is comically inverted in 'Lord Arthur Savile's Crime' and 'The Canterville Ghost', and society's materialism comes under sharp, humorous criticism in 'The Model Millionaire', while 'The Happy Prince' and 'The Nightingale and the Rose' are hauntingly melancholic in their magical evocations of selfless love. These small masterpieces convey the brilliance of Wilde's vision, exploring complex moral issues through an elegant juxtaposition of wit and sentiment.