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L' importanza di chiamarsi Ernesto 9,680 copie, 160 recensioni
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De Profundis 1,396 copie, 20 recensioni
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Complete Short Fiction 1,076 copie, 12 recensioni
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The Complete Plays 352 copie, 3 recensioni
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The Wit and Humor of Oscar Wilde 287 copie, 3 recensioni
La casa dei melograni 263 copie, 5 recensioni
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The Plays of Oscar Wilde 223 copie, 2 recensioni
Oscar Wilde Stories for Children 220 copie, 3 recensioni
The Collected Oscar Wilde 185 copie, 2 recensioni
Intentions 182 copie, 3 recensioni
Stories 146 copie, 3 recensioni
The Nightingale and the Rose 142 copie, 4 recensioni
The Wit of Oscar Wilde 117 copie, 3 recensioni
The Decay of Lying 116 copie, 2 recensioni
The Works of Oscar Wilde 112 copie, 1 recensione
Selected Poems (Phoenix Poetry) 101 copie, 1 recensione
Nothing...Except My Genius 100 copie, 1 recensione
The Happy Prince and Other Tales 90 copie, 2 recensioni
Il critico come artista 83 copie, 3 recensioni
The Letters of Oscar Wilde 82 copie, 1 recensione
The Birthday of the Infanta 78 copie, 1 recensione
Selected Letters of Oscar Wilde 78 copie, 1 recensione
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime (Autore) 69 copie, 3 recensioni
The Duchess of Padua 54 copie, 2 recensioni
Vera; or, The Nihilists 48 copie, 5 recensioni
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Oscar Wilde: Short Stories 37 copie, 1 recensione
Opere 37 copie
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Lord Arthur Savile's Crime 31 copie, 1 recensione
Great Short Works 29 copie, 1 recensione
The picture of Dorian Gray 27 copie, 2 recensioni
Three Plays 24 copie
More Letters 23 copie
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Contes et récits 21 copie, 1 recensione
Oscariana 19 copie
Teleny and Camille 19 copie, 2 recensioni
The Oscar Wilde Collection 16 copie, 1 recensione
Fairy Tales 16 copie
A Florentine Tragedy 16 copie, 3 recensioni
Lady Fuckingham 15 copie, 1 recensione
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Howards End 15 copie
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The Sphinx 12 copie, 1 recensione
Cuentos 10 copie
The Harlot's house: a poem 9 copie, 1 recensione
Stories & Fairy Tales 9 copie, 2 recensioni
Reviews 9 copie
Teatro 8 copie, 1 recensione
La Sainte Courtisane 8 copie, 3 recensioni
Shorter Prose Pieces 7 copie, 1 recensione
Miscellanies 6 copie, 2 recensioni
Oscariana 6 copie
Cuentos escogidos 5 copie, 1 recensione
Miscellanies 5 copie
Oscar Wilde The Dover Reader 5 copie, 1 recensione
Letters to the Sphinx 5 copie, 1 recensione
Les Pensées 4 copie
La importancia de no hacer nada 4 copie, 1 recensione
I capolavori 4 copie
Eros kertje 4 copie
PLAYS 4 copie
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Oscar Wilde Epigrams (Autore) 3 copie
Three Tales 3 copie
Charmides 3 copie
Pensamiemtos 3 copie
Selections from Oscar Wilde 3 copie, 2 recensioni
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Oscar Wilde (Subject) 1,740 copie, 8 recensioni
The Classic Fairy Tales [Norton Critical Edition] (Collaboratore) 865 copie, 4 recensioni
The Nation's Favourite Poems (Autore, alcune edizioni) 558 copie, 7 recensioni
Antologia della letteratura fantastica (Collaboratore) 483 copie, 10 recensioni
Black Water: The Book of Fantastic Literature (Collaboratore) 443 copie, 8 recensioni
A Treasury of the World's Best Loved Poems (Collaboratore) 434 copie, 4 recensioni
The Victorian Fairytale Book (Collaboratore) 396 copie, 3 recensioni
Critical Theory Since Plato (Collaboratore, alcune edizioni) 352 copie
Eight great comedies (Collaboratore) 321 copie, 2 recensioni
The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales (Collaboratore) 321 copie, 6 recensioni
100 Ghastly Little Ghost Stories (Collaboratore) 289 copie, 4 recensioni
Ghosts: A Treasury of Chilling Tales Old & New (Collaboratore) 283 copie, 2 recensioni
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24 Favorite One Act Plays (Collaboratore) 238 copie, 1 recensione
The Penguin Book of Irish Verse (Collaboratore) 176 copie
Late Victorian Gothic Tales (Collaboratore) 167 copie
Love Letters (Collaboratore) 163 copie, 1 recensione
Masterpieces of the Drama (Collaboratore) 159 copie, 2 recensioni
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L' importanza di chiamarsi Ernest (Original play) 149 copie, 3 recensioni
The Penguin Book of Irish Fiction (Collaboratore) 137 copie
The Big Book of Classic Fantasy (Collaboratore) 110 copie, 3 recensioni
Irish Tales of Terror (Collaboratore) 106 copie, 2 recensioni
The Anarchist Reader (Autore, alcune edizioni) 105 copie
The Standard Book of British and American Verse (Collaboratore) 99 copie, 1 recensione
The Mammoth Book of Ghost Stories (Collaboratore) 98 copie
Thirty Famous One-Act Plays (Collaboratore) 95 copie, 2 recensioni
Sixteen Famous British Plays (Collaboratore) 93 copie, 1 recensione
New Worlds for Old (Collaboratore) 92 copie, 1 recensione
Treasury Of Gothic & Supernatural (Collaboratore) 86 copie, 3 recensioni
The Dedalus Book of Decadence (Collaboratore) 83 copie, 2 recensioni
Due saggi su Oscar Wilde (Collaboratore) 82 copie, 1 recensione
Book of Princesses (Puffin books) (Collaboratore) 77 copie
Decadent Poetry (Collaboratore) 72 copie
Charles Keeping's Book of Classic Ghost Stories (Collaboratore) 71 copie, 1 recensione
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The Folio Book of Comic Short Stories (Collaboratore) 65 copie, 1 recensione
Dorian Gray [2009 film] (Original story) 65 copie, 1 recensione
Chilling Ghost Short Stories (Collaboratore) 64 copie
Victorian Fairy Tales (Oxford World's Classics) (Collaboratore) 62 copie, 4 recensioni
The Importance of Being Earnest [1952 film] (Original play) 61 copie, 1 recensione
Selected Stories from the 19th Century (Collaboratore) 60 copie, 1 recensione
The Mammoth Book of Fairy Tales (Collaboratore) 56 copie
Great Tales of Terror (Collaboratore) 43 copie
A Century of Humour (Collaboratore) 40 copie
Great Classic Stories: 22 Unabridged Classics (Autore, alcune edizioni) 39 copie, 3 recensioni
The Second Dedalus Book of Decadence the Black Feast (Collaboratore) 38 copie, 3 recensioni
Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde, Vol. 5: The Happy Prince (Original Story) 35 copie, 1 recensione
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Poetry of Witness: The Tradition in English, 1500-2001 (Collaboratore) 31 copie, 1 recensione
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Witches, Witches, Witches (Collaboratore) 26 copie
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A Book of Old Ballads (Collaboratore) 24 copie
A Book of Princes (Collaboratore) 23 copie, 1 recensione
Graphic Classics: Oscar Wilde (Autore) 21 copie, 2 recensioni
Great Ghost Stories: 34 Classic Tales of the Supernatural (Collaboratore) 20 copie, 1 recensione
The Oscar Wilde Collection (Original stories) 18 copie, 1 recensione
Dare to be Different (Collaboratore) 13 copie
Dark Holidays: A Collection of Ghost Stories (Collaboratore) 13 copie, 1 recensione
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Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince and Other Stories [Nine stories].

Brought by our guest Julia Baird, Oscar Wilde’s short but beautiful and bittersweet story of a gilded statue who gives all that he has to give is one that has touched generations of readers. Winner of this year’s Pulitzer Prize Jennifer Egans’ extraordinary, elastic novel shuttles the reader backwards and forwards though time and place, following the lives of former punk rocker now successful music biz tycoon, Bennie and his personal assistant Sasha. (alexdaw)… (altro)

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Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish poet and playwright. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, the early 1890s saw him become one of the most popular playwrights in London. He is best remembered for his epigrams, plays, and his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Wilde's parents were Anglo-Irish intellectuals in Dublin. A young Wilde learned to speak fluent French and German. At university, Wilde read Greats; he demonstrated himself to be an exceptional classicist, first at Trinity College Dublin, then at Oxford. He became associated with the emerging philosophy of aestheticism, led by two of his tutors, Walter Pater and John Ruskin. After university, Wilde moved to London into fashionable cultural and social circles.

As a spokesman for aestheticism, he tried his hand at various literary activities: he published a book of poems, lectured in the United States and Canada on the new "English Renaissance in Art" and interior decoration, and then returned to London where he worked prolifically as a journalist. Known for his biting wit, flamboyant dress and glittering conversational skill, Wilde became one of the best-known personalities of his day. At the turn of the 1890s, he refined his ideas about the supremacy of art in a series of dialogues and essays, and incorporated themes of decadence, duplicity, and beauty into what would be his only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890). The opportunity to construct aesthetic details precisely, and combine them with larger social themes, drew Wilde to write drama. He wrote Salome (1891) in French while in Paris but it was refused a licence for England due to an absolute prohibition on the portrayal of Biblical subjects on the English stage. Unperturbed, Wilde produced four society comedies in the early 1890s, which made him one of the most successful playwrights of late-Victorian London.

At the height of his fame and success, while The Importance of Being Earnest (1895) was still being performed in London, Wilde prosecuted the Marquess of Queensberry for criminal libel. The Marquess was the father of Wilde's lover, Lord Alfred Douglas. The libel trial unearthed evidence that caused Wilde to drop his charges and led to his own arrest and trial for gross indecency with men. After two more trials he was convicted and sentenced to two years' hard labour, the maximum penalty, and was jailed from 1895 to 1897. During his last year in prison, he wrote De Profundis (published posthumously in 1905), a long letter which discusses his spiritual journey through his trials, forming a dark counterpoint to his earlier philosophy of pleasure. On his release, he left immediately for France, never to return to Ireland or Britain. There he wrote his last work, The Ballad of Reading Gaol (1898), a long poem commemorating the harsh rhythms of prison life.
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