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Oscar Wilde


OSCAR WILDE (1854–1900) was an Irish writer, poet, and playwright. His novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, brought him lasting recognition, and he became one of the most successful playwrights of the late Victorian era with a series of witty social satires, including his masterpiece, The Importance of Being Earnest.

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The Selfish Giant
Written by Oscar Wilde
Illustrated by Alexis Deacon

Trade Paperback | 32 pages | Red Fox | Juvenile Fiction
978-0-09-947586-6 (0-09-947586-3)

February 24, 2015 | $14.99






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The Picture of Dorian Gray
Written by Oscar Wilde
Introduction by Jeffrey Eugenides

eBook | 256 pages | New Canadian Library | Fiction - Classics; Fiction; Fiction - Horror
978-1-55199-739-1 (1-55199-739-8)

August 12, 2014 | $1.99



Oscar Wilde’s only novel tells the story of a man consumed by narcissism and hedonism: Dorian Gray, a beautiful youth who possesses a unique painting of himself that accrues only the marks of age and sin for him, leaving his real face perpetually young, fresh, and innocent.

The novel blurs the...


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The Happy Prince and Other Tales
Written by Oscar Wilde

eBook | 96 pages | Everyman's Library | Juvenile Fiction - Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies
978-0-375-71261-6 (0-375-71261-5)

June 18, 2014 | $10.99

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The Happy Prince and Other Tales
Written by Oscar Wilde

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375712616
Our Price: $10.99


A pleasure seeking prince, a selfish giant, and more: Wilde's fairy tales, first published in 1888, for childlike people from eighteen to eighty."

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The Picture of Dorian Gray and Other Writings
Written by Oscar Wilde

eBook | 592 pages | Bantam Classics | Fiction - Classics
978-0-307-75768-5 (0-307-75768-4)

May 9, 2012 | $5.99

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The Picture of Dorian Gray and Other Writings
Written by Oscar Wilde

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307757685
Our Price: $5.99


Flamboyant and controversial, Oscar Wilde was a dazzling personality, a master of wit, and a dramatic genius whose sparkling comedies contain some of the most brilliant dialogue ever written for the English stage. Here in one volume are his immensely popular novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray; his last literary work...

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The Picture of Dorian Gray
Written by Oscar Wilde
Introduction by Jeffrey Eugenides

Trade Paperback | 208 pages | Vintage | Fiction - Classics; Fiction; Fiction - Horror
978-0-307-74352-7 (0-307-74352-7)

July 26, 2011 | $10.95

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The Picture of Dorian Gray
Written by Oscar Wilde, Introduction by Jeffrey Eugenides

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307743527
Our Price: $10.95
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The Picture of Dorian Gray is Oscar Wilde’s enduringly popular story of a beautiful and corrupt man and the portrait that reveals all his secrets.

Entranced by the perfection of his recently painted portrait, the youthful Dorian Gray expresses a wish that the figure on the canvas could age and change in...




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Plays of Oscar Wilde
Written by Oscar Wilde

eBook | 480 pages | Vintage | Drama - British & Irish
978-0-307-77260-2 (0-307-77260-8)

December 29, 2010 | $13.99

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Plays of Oscar Wilde
Written by Oscar Wilde

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307772602
Our Price: $13.99


This Vintage edition of The Plays_of Oscar Wilde contains the plays that made Wilde one of the most important dramatists of his time, including The Importance of Being Earnest, one of the great works of modern literature.

Oscar Wilde's plays demonstrate once again why their author must be seen as both an...

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The Importance of Being Earnest
Written by Oscar Wilde
Introduction by Terrence McNally

eBook | 288 pages | Modern Library | Drama
978-0-307-75745-6 (0-307-75745-5)

July 21, 2010 | $9.99

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The Importance of Being Earnest
Written by Oscar Wilde, Introduction by Terrence McNally

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307757456
Our Price: $9.99


Oscar Wilde created his final and most lasting play, comic masterpieces of all time, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, in 1895. Considered one of the greatest THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST is a farce, playing with love, religion, and truth as it tells the tale of two men. Jack Worthing and...

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De Profundis
Written by Oscar Wilde
Preface by Richard Ellmann

eBook | 160 pages | Modern Library | Social Science - Gay Studies; Literary Criticism & Collections; Literary Criticism & Collections - Letters
978-0-307-75718-0 (0-307-75718-8)

June 30, 2010 | $11.99

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De Profundis
Written by Oscar Wilde, Preface by Richard Ellmann

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307757180
Our Price: $11.99


Written from Wilde's prison cell at Reading Gaol to his friend and lover Lord Alfred Douglas, De Profundis explodes the conventions of the traditional love letter and offers a scathing indictment of Douglas's behavior, a mournful elegy for Wilde's own lost greatness, and an impassioned plea for reconciliation. At once a...

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The Picture of Dorian Gray
Written by Oscar Wilde
Introduction by Jeffrey Eugenides

eBook | pages | Bantam Classics | Fiction - Classics; Fiction; Fiction - Horror
978-0-553-90167-2 (0-553-90167-2)

June 28, 2005 | $8.99

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The Picture of Dorian Gray
Written by Oscar Wilde, Introduction by Jeffrey Eugenides

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553901672
Our Price: $8.99


Introduction by Jeffrey Eugenides
 
Written in his distinctively dazzling manner, Oscar Wilde’s story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is the author’s most popular work. The tale of Dorian Gray’s moral disintegration caused a scandal when it first appeared in 1890, but though...


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The Importance of Being Earnest
Written by Oscar Wilde
Introduction by Terrence McNally

Trade Paperback | 288 pages | Modern Library | Drama
978-0-8129-6714-2 (0-8129-6714-3)

June 8, 2004 | $13.95

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The Importance of Being Earnest
Written by Oscar Wilde, Introduction by Terrence McNally

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812967142
Our Price: $13.95
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
Written by Oscar Wilde
Introduction by Jeffrey Eugenides

eBook | pages | Modern Library | Fiction - Classics; Fiction; Fiction - Horror
978-0-679-64209-1 (0-679-64209-9)

November 1, 2000 | $7.99

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The Picture of Dorian Gray
Written by Oscar Wilde, Introduction by Jeffrey Eugenides

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679642091
Our Price: $7.99


Oscar Wilde's story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is his most popular work. Written in Wilde's characteristically dazzling manner, full of stinging epigrams and shrewd observations, the tale of Dorian Gray's moral disintegration caused something of a scandal when it first appeared...


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De Profundis
Written by Oscar Wilde
Preface by Richard Ellmann

Trade Paperback | 160 pages | Modern Library | Social Science - Gay Studies; Literary Criticism & Collections; Literary Criticism & Collections - Letters
978-0-679-78321-3 (0-679-78321-0)

September 12, 2000 | $16.00

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De Profundis
Written by Oscar Wilde, Preface by Richard Ellmann

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679783213
Our Price: $16.00
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Written from Wilde's prison cell at Reading Gaol to his friend and lover Lord Alfred Douglas, De Profundis explodes the conventions of the traditional love letter and offers a scathing indictment of Douglas's behavior, a mournful elegy for Wilde's own lost greatness, and an impassioned plea for reconciliation. At once a...

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The Picture of Dorian Gray
Written by Oscar Wilde
Introduction by Jeffrey Eugenides

Trade Paperback | 304 pages | Modern Library | Fiction - Classics; Fiction; Fiction - Horror
978-0-375-75151-6 (0-375-75151-3)

June 1, 1998 | $10.00

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The Picture of Dorian Gray
Written by Oscar Wilde, Introduction by Jeffrey Eugenides

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375751516
Our Price: $10.00
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Introduction by Jeffrey Eugenides
 
Written in his distinctively dazzling manner, Oscar Wilde’s story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is the author’s most popular work. The tale of Dorian Gray’s moral disintegration caused a scandal when it first appeared in 1890, but though...


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The Happy Prince and Other Tales
Written by Oscar Wilde

Hardcover | 96 pages | Everyman's Library | Juvenile Fiction - Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies
978-0-679-44473-2 (0-679-44473-4)

October 10, 1995 | $18.95

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The Happy Prince and Other Tales
Written by Oscar Wilde

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679444732
Our Price: $18.95
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A pleasure seeking prince, a selfish giant, and more: Wilde's fairy tales, first published in 1888, for childlike people from eighteen to eighty."

Also available as an eBook.

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Plays, Prose Writings and Poems
Written by Oscar Wilde

Hardcover | 728 pages | Everyman's Library | Fiction - Literary
978-0-679-40583-2 (0-679-40583-6)

November 26, 1991 | $26.95

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Plays, Prose Writings and Poems
Written by Oscar Wilde

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679405832
Our Price: $26.95
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Introduction by Terry Eagleton

Oscar Wilde has been acknowledged as the wittiest writer in the English language. This collection proves that he was also one of the most versatile. Effortlessly achieved, each revealing a different aspect of his brilliance, all of the plays, prose writings, and poems gathered...


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