The Wit and Humor of Oscar Wilde

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Author(s): Oscar Wilde
Genre: History, Humor
Original Publish Date: Jun 14, 2012
Product Number: EB00798567
Released: Dec 04, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780486122434
Publisher: Dover Publications
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Description

More than 1000 ripostes, paradoxes, and epigrams on sin, society, genius, wealth, men, women, religion, America, education, and smoking: "Work is the curse of the drinking classes," "I can resist everything except temptation," etcetera. Also excerpts from his trial testimony, where the tragedy implicit in Wilde's humor is nowhere more vivid.

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