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Wit and Humor of Oscar Wilde

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More than 1000 ripostes, paradoxes, and epigrams on sin, society, genius, wealth, men, women, religion, America, education, and smoking: "Work is the curse of the drinking classes," "I can resist everything except temptation," etcetera. Also excerpts from his trial testimony, where the tragedy implicit in Wilde's humor is nowhere more vivid.

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More than 1,000 ripostes, paradoxes, wisecracks: "Work is the curse of the drinking classes," "I can resist everything except temptation," etc.

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ISBN:
9780486206028
Editor:
Redman, Alvin
Editor:
Redman, Alvin
Editor:
Redman, Alvin
Author:
Redman, Alvin
Author:
Wilde, Oscar
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Subject:
General
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Ireland
Subject:
Europe - Ireland
Subject:
Humor
Subject:
General Humor
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Humor
Publication Date:
19590631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
258
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.59 lb

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