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Complete Works of Oscar Wilde (1948) [Omnibus Volume]
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Collins Complete Works of Oscar Wilde is the only truly complete and authoritative single−volume edition of Oscar Wilde′s works‚ and is available in both paperback and this hardback edition.

Continuously in print since 1948‚ the Collins Complete Works of Oscar Wilde has long been recognised as the most comprehensive and authoritative single−volume collection of Wilde′s texts available‚ containing his only novel‚ The Portrait of Dorian Gray‚ as well as his plays‚ stories‚ poems‚ essays and letters‚ all in their most authoritative texts.

Illustrated with many fascinating photographs‚ the book includes introductions to each section by Merlin Holland (Oscar′s grandson)‚ Owen Dudley Edwards‚ Declan Kiberd and Terence Brown.

Also included is a comprehensive bibliography of works by and about Oscar Wilde‚ and a chronological table of his life and work.

Contents: (1994 edition)

  • The Contributors
  • Introduction to the 1994 Edition by Merlin Holland
  • Introduction to the 1966 Edition by Vyvyan Holland
  • Introduction to the Stories by Owen Dudley Edwards

STORIES
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • Lord Arthur Saville’s Crime
  • The Canterville Ghost
  • The Sphinx Without a Secret
  • The Model Millionaire
    • A House of Pomegranates
  • The Young King
  • The Birthday of the Infanta
  • The Fisherman and His Soul
  • The Star-Child
    • The Happy Prince
  • The Happy Prince
  • The Nightingale and the Rose
  • The Selfish Giant
  • The Devoted Friend
  • The Remarkable Rocket
  • The Portrait of Mr. W.H.
  • Introduction to the Plays by Terence Brown

PLAYS
  • The Importance of Being Earnest
  • Lady Windermere’s Fan
  • A Woman of No Importance
  • An Ideal Husband
  • Salomé
  • The Duchess of Padua
  • Vera, or the Nihilist
  • A Florentine Tragedy
  • La Sainte Courtisane
  • Introduction to the Poems by Declan Kiberd

POEMS

POEMS IN PROSE

  • The Artist
  • The Doer of Good
  • The Disciple
  • The Master
  • The House of Judgment
  • The Teacher of Wisdom
  • Introduction to Essays, Selected Journalism, Lectures and Letters by Merlin Holland

ESSAYS, SELECTED JOURNALISM, LECTURES AND LETTERS

APPENDICES

  • A Chronological Titles
  • B Order of Poems (1882)
  • C List of Original Dedications in Wilde’s Published Works
  • D Index of First Lines of Poems
  • Bibliography

Original title: Complete Works of Oscar Wilde
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics


The following works are contained within this one:
     Lord Arthur Savile's Crime (1887) [Novelette]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Remarkable Rocket, the (1888) [Short Story]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Nightingale and the Rose, the (1888) [Short Story]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Devoted Friend, the (1888) [Short Story]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Happy Prince, the (1888) [Short Story]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Selfish Giant, the (1888) [Short Story]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Happy Prince and Other Tales, the (1888) [Collection]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Young King, the (1888) [Short Story]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     House of Pomegranates, a (1891) [Collection]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Fisherman and His Soul, the (1891) [Short Story]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Star Child, the (1891) [Short Story]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Picture of Dorian Gray, the (1891) [Novel]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Birthday of the Infanta, the (1891) [Short Story]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Lady Windermere's Fan (1892) [Play]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Woman of No Importance, a (1893) [Play]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Salomé (1894) [Play]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Ideal Husband, an (1895) [Play]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Importance of Being Earnest, the (1895) [Play]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Canterville Ghost, the (1897) [Novelette]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Ballad of Reading Gaol, the (1898) [Poem]
      Author: Oscar Wilde

Edition #1: Complete Works of Oscar Wilde

Complete Works of Oscar Wilde (1994)
Edition Details:

Language: English


Introduction by: Vyvyan Holland Merlin Holland
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Manifested in:

Complete Works of Oscar Wilde (2003)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: Glasgow
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780007144358
Pages: 1268

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Collins Complete Works of Oscar Wilde (1999)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Glasgow
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780004723839
Pages: 1268
Notes: Centenary edition

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Complete Works of Oscar Wilde (1994)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: Glasgow
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780004704722
Dimensions: 5.2 x 8 x 2.4 in
Pages: 1268

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Edition #2: Complete Works of Oscar Wilde

Complete Works of Oscar Wilde (1966)
Edition Details:

The second edition includes additional poetry and essays, and an introduction by Oscar Wilde's son, Vyvyan Holland.

Language: English


Introduction by: Vyvyan Holland
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Complete Works of Oscar Wilde (1966)

Place of publication: London
Publisher: Collins
Pages: 1216

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