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The Picture of Dorian Gray and Other Writings

The Picture of Dorian Gray and Other Writings

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Written by Oscar WildeAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Oscar Wilde

  • Format: Paperback, 592 pages
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  • Publisher: Bantam Classics
  • On Sale: December 1, 1982
  • Price: $4.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-553-21254-9 (0-553-21254-0)
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Here in one volume are Oscar Wilde's immensely popular novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray; his last literary work, The Ballad of Reading Gaol-a product of his own prison experience-and four complete plays: Lady Windermere's Fan (his first dramatic success); An Ideal Husband (which continued to poke fun at conventional morality); The Importance of Being Earnest (his finest comedy) and Salom         (a portrait of uncontrollable love originally written in French, now in a new translation by Richard Elman). Every selection appears in its entirely-a marvelous collection of outstanding works by the incomparable Oscar Wilde, whom Max Beerbohm so aptly labeled "a lord of language."