3 edition of Oscar Wilde, drunkard and swindler found in the catalog.
Oscar Wilde, drunkard and swindler
Sherard, Robert Harborough
|Statement||by Robert Harborough Sherard ... with an interview with G.B. Shaw by Hugh Kingsmill [pseud]|
|LC Classifications||PR5823 .S515 1933|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||14|
|LC Control Number||33038969|
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Oscar Wilde, drunkard and swindler: a reply to George Bernard Shaw, Dr. G.J. Renier, Frank Harris, etc. / by Robert Harborough Sherard. With An interview with G.B. Shaw / by Hugh Kingsmill.
Oscar Wilde, "drunkard and swindler": a reply to George Bernard Shaw, Dr. G.J. Renier, Frank Harris, etc. The author seems harsh to Wilde's lovers and most forgiving of the "Wilde Life." The book paints a picture of Oscar Wilde as a gifted artist who, as his life progressed, became a moral degenirate and a drunkard, in that order.
Wilde apparently felt and even expressed remorse, but seemed incapable of acting on by: 8. Oscar Wilde, drunkard and swindler: a reply to George Bernard Shaw, Dr. G.J. Renier, Frank Harris, etc. Oscar Wilde; Georgian satirists / by Sherard Vines; Oscar Wilde twice defended from André Gide's wicked lies and Frank Harris's cruel libels: to which is Oscar Wilde / Richard Pine.
Oscar Wilde The ever-quotable Oscar Wilde () was an Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet who delighted Victorian England with his legendary wit. He found critical and popular success with his scintillating plays, chiefly The Importance of Being Earnest, while his only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, scandalized readers.
Drunkard and swindler book only novel, first published inis a brilliantly designed puzzle, intended to tease conventional minds with its exploration of the myriad interrelationships between art, life and consequence.
From its provocative Preface, challenging the reader to belief in ‘art for art’s sake’, to its sensational conclusion, the story self-consciously experiments with the notion of. Memories of Oscar Wilde By G. Bernard Shaw Introduction,Oscar Wilde, His Life and Confessions,英文短篇小说 George Bernard Shaw ordered a special copy of this book of mine: “Oscar Wilde: His Life and Confessions,” as soon as it was announced.
He ended as an unproductive drunkard and swindler; for the repeated sales of Oscar Wilde. The ever-quotable Oscar Wilde once said, ""Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it."" From his outsize celebrity in Victorian London to his authorship of fiction, drama, and poetry that uniquely captured his era, it's fair to say that Wilde succeeded on both counts.
This is a bibliography of works by Oscar Wilde, a late-Victorian Irish writer. Chiefly remembered today as a playwright, especially for The Importance of Being Earnest, and as the author of The Picture of Dorian Gray; Wilde's oeuvre includes criticism, poetry, children's fiction, and a large selection of reviews, lectures and private correspondence has also been published.
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 ( – ), who may have. 3 – Oscar Wilde ‘Drunkard and Swindler’ – min 4 – An Interview With Mr. George Bernard Shaw – min In addition to the reader, this audio book was produced by.
"What your book needs to complete it is a portrait of yourself as good as your portrait of Wilde. Oscar was not combative, though he was supercilious in his early pose.
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Literature too took a front seat as there were novelists, poets, essayist, critic and playwrights who made Victorian era the period of thriving literature. And while talking about playwrights, the name of Oscar Wilde comes to the forefront.
With an Introduction and Notes by Anne Varty, Royal Holloway, University of London. Oscar Wilde took London by storm with his first comedy, Lady Windermere's Fan. The combination of dazzling wit, subtle social criticism, sumptuous settings and the theme of a guilty secret proved a winner, both here and in his next three plays, A Woman of No Importance, An Ideal Husband, and his undisputed 4/5(1).
Oscar Wilde Twice Defended Read by Rob Marland The original text of this recording is in the Public Domain in countries where copyright expires 70 years or less after the author’s death, but is still protected by copyright in the USA and some other countries.
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See Sherard’s Oscar Wilde ‘Drunkard and Swindler’: A Reply to George Bernard Shaw, Dr G. J. Renier, Frank Harris etc. (Calvi, France: Vindex, ) and his Bernard Shaw, Frank Harris and Oscar Wilde (New York: Greystone Press, ). Google Scholar.Oscar Wilde. Oscar Wilde was born in Dublin in A brilliant poet, playwright, and wit, Wilde was a phenomenon in 19th century England, advocating the importance of style in life and art.
Wilde studied at Oxford University then left for America where his flamboyant personality and air of sophistication and eccentricity caused a media sensation.Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Oscar Wilde books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.