• British Literature
    to England. He moved to Paris and changed his name. He dies suddenly in 1900. Oscar wilde was influenced by the french theory of l’art-pour-l’art. He is also known for his fairy tales – The happy prince, The nightingale and the Rose and the other. The picture of Dorian Gray: Dorian Gray makes his...
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  • Contemporary Social Economic Cultural Issues
    The Road Not Taken Dust of Snow Fire and Ice Rabindranath Tagore The Last Bargain C. Prose (Essay/Short Story/Novel) Name of the Essayist/Writer/Novelist Oscar Wilde Stephen Leacock E.V.Lucas O’Henry Isaac Asimov R.K. Laxman George Orwell D. Drama Name of the Writer William Shakespeare Title The...
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  • Aestheticism and Dorian Gray
    from you to support your opinion that it is or it is not. Thanks mw A Picture of Dorian Gray In the late 1800’s, a major figure in the European culture was the writer, Oscar Wilde, who created an uproar with his novel, A Picture of Dorian Gray. Wilde had revised the novel twice, disappointed...
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  • The Importance of Being Victorian: Oscar Wilde
    The Importance of Being Victorian: Oscar Wilde “The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Modern life would be very tedious if it were either, and modern literature a complete impossibility” (Wilde 14). As a brilliant writer of the 1800’s, Oscar Wilde devoted the majority of his works towards...
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  • Wilde's the Happy Prince and Other Tales and a House of Pomegranates.
    The English Literary Decadence: An Anthology. Ed. Christopher S. Nassaar. Lanham: University Press of America, 1999. 1-124. -----. Marius the Epicurean. London: Macmillan, 1910. Wilde, Oscar. Complete Works. 3rd Ed. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1994. -----. The Letters of Oscar Wilde. Ed. Rupert...
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  • Pgt Exam
    Essayist/Writer/Novelist Francis Bacon Charles Lamb Oscar Wilde Stephen Leacock E.V.Lucas O’Henry Isaac Asimov A.G.Gardiner R.K. Laxman Ruskin Bond George Orwell R.K.Narayan Jane Austen Jawahar Lal Nehru Title Of Studies Dream Children-A Reverie The Nightingale and The Rose How to Live to be 200...
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  • Me and What I Say
    page. 1. L'anniversaire de Mr. W.© by Danielle Guérin. 2. Wilde in America © by Walter J. Walker. 3. Urban and Intellectual Beauty: Aspects of Oscar Wilde's Influence on Modern Chinese Literature © by Linda Pui-ling Wong. Urban and Intellectual Beauty: Aspects of Oscar Wilde's...
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  • Model Paper
    Could not Stop for Death 5. Daybreak 6. The Road not Taken 6. The Cloud 7. The Death of a Mad Dog 8. The Nation’s Strength 9. Upagupta, 10.Where the Mind is Without Fear 11.Bangle Sellers, 12.Palanquin Bearers 13. Mother’s Day 1. The Nightingale and the Rose 2. How to Live to be 200 3. The face on...
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  • Importance of Being Ernest
    Importancehe Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a play by Oscar Wilde. First performed on 14 February 1895 at the St James's Theatre in London, it is a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personæ in order to escape burdensome social...
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  • Realistic Concern in the Importance of Being Earnest
    Oscar Wilde, states that Wilde has “created a mythological realm of perfect dandyism” in | |this drama. What’s more, the dandy in Wilde’s drama is a unique kind, for s/he is “an aristocrat whose elegance is a symbol of| |the superiority of his spirit; he uses his wit to shock, and is an...
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  • Iobe Notes - Differences
    Earnest. Dir. Oliver Parker. Perf. Colin Firth, Rupert Everett, Reese Witherspoon, Frances O’Connor, Dame Judy Dench. DVD. Miramax, 2002. Wilde, Oscar. The Importance of Being Earnest. 1899. The Norton Anthology of English Literature: The Major Authors. 8th ed. Ed. Stephen Greenblatt. NewYork: W.W. Norton and Company, 2006. 2222-2263....
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  • English Intonation
    Fairy Tale by Oscar Wilde "She said that she would dance with me if I brought her red roses," cried the young Student; "but in all my garden there is no red rose." From her nest in the holm-oak tree the Nightingale heard him, and she looked out through the leaves, and wondered. "No red rose in...
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  • notes
    will prepare them for the reading of full length texts of novels with an understanding of the elements of the novel such as plot, character, vision etc. A. Short Stories • Oscar Wilde: • O’ Henry: • Nadine Gordimer: • Guy de Maupassant: • D. H. Lawrence: • Issac Asimov: • James Joyce...
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  • Comedic Comparisson
    , meddling fairies, and a fog induced sleep is too fictitious to dissect. Continuing with the trend of absurdity, The Importance of being Earnest is equally as crazy as its earlier counterparts. Oscar Wilde sets the play in the late 1800’s. His actors are upper class citizens who like Shakespeare’s are...
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  • The Happy Prince and Other Tales Book Summary
    [pic] Publication data *Title of the book: The happy prince and other tales *Author: Oscar Wilde *Publisher: Noorsons publishers *Date of first publication...
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  • Fashion 1890-1900
    society and some people even said he was born before his time. (Holland, v. p9) (a.8) “ I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly.” Oscar Wilde. Costumes of 1890 – 1900’s Introduction The fashions of the 19th century can explain a lot about the era of the time with...
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  • man eat malgudi
    Dorothy Parker - "A Telephone Call" Oscar Wilde - "Happy Prince" Washington Irving - "Rip Van Winkle" Somerset Maugham - "Luncheon" O'Henry - "The Gift of the Magi" Gabriel Garcia Marquoz – “A very old man with Enormous wings : A Tale for Children.” Unit 4 : Terms: Lyric, Dramatic Monologue...
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  • Study Guide
    BookRags Literature Study Guide Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde For the online version of BookRags' Lady Windermere's Fan Literature Study Guide, including complete copyright information, please visit: http://www.bookrags.com/studyguide-ladywindermeresfan/ Copyright Information ©2000...
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  • Paper's for Everyone
    . All art is quite useless. Oscar Wilde CHAPTER 1 THE STUDIO WAS FILLED with the rich odour of roses, and when the light summer wind stirred amidst the trees of the garden, there came through the open door the heavy scent of the lilac, or the more delicate perfume of the pink-flowering thorn...
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  • Earnest
    or the woman to get married. In The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, the central theme is the nature of marriage and how it differs from being looked at as a pleasant/business way of life. Many people in the 18th century had their views of marriage and expectations out of the result of...
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