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Le portrait de Mr. W. H. Oscar Wilde

Le portrait de Mr. W. H.

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ISBN : 9782070340699
141 pages
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The Portrait of Mr W. H. is part literary criticism, part fiction- its wit and energy derive from Wildes insight that the more impassioned the critic, the less easy it becomes to separate these two kinds of writing...Wildes Portrait remains aMoreThe Portrait of Mr W. H. is part literary criticism, part fiction- its wit and energy derive from Wildes insight that the more impassioned the critic, the less easy it becomes to separate these two kinds of writing...Wildes Portrait remains a fresh and moving account of the enduring power of the Sonnets to beguile their readers. --Times Literary SupplementWhat lifts this above the kind of delightful mind-game that Borges was to do so well is not just the way that we are three-quarters prepared to accept Wildes thesis - although thats quite a remarkable achievement. Its also that Wilde made the world believe that there really was something privately special about art. --The Guardian --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.Product DescriptionOne of 60 low-priced classic texts published to celebrate Penguins 60th anniversary. All the titles are extracts from Penguin Classics titles.