Издание на английском языке..Oscar Wilde's works are suffused with his aestheticism, brilliant craftsmanship, legendary wit and, ultimately, his tragic muse
Counterpoints to this were his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, which shocked and outraged many readers of his day, and his stories for adults which exhibited his fascination with the relations between serene art and decadent life..Wilde took London by storm with his plays, most notably with his masterpiece The Importance of Being Earnest
He wrote tender fairy stories for children employing all his grace, artistry and wit, of which the best-known is The Happy Prince
His essays - in particular De Profundis and his Ballad of Reading Gaol, both written after his release from prison - strikingly break the bounds of his usual expressive range
His other essays and poems are all included in this comprehensive collection of the works of one of the most exciting writers of the late nineteenth...