The Soul of Man Under Socialism and Selected Critical Prose (Penguin Classics)

The Soul of Man Under Socialism and Selected Critical Prose (Penguin Classics)

Oscar Wilde

Illuminating essays on philsophy, literature, soceity, and artwork through one in all Ireland's maximum wits

Oscar Wilde—witty raconteur, flamboyant hedonist, and self-destructive lover—is so much prevalent because the writer of marvelous comedies, together with The significance of Being Earnest, An perfect Husband, and the decadent novel the image of Dorian Gray. this feature of severe writings unearths a distinct facet of the good writer—the deep and critical reader of literature and philosophy, and the eloquent and unique philosopher approximately society and artwork. This illuminating assortment comprises "The Portrait of Mr. W. H.," "In security of Dorian Gray," studies, and the writings from Intentions (1891), together with "The Decay of Lying," "Pen, Pencil, Poison," and "The Critic as Artist."

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the easiest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts better through introductions and notes by way of exceptional students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by means of award-winning translators.

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