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    DescriptionWidely acknowledged as the most brilliant talker of his age, Oscar Wilde once explained to Andre Gide, "I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my works." This fine collection of nearly 400 quotes, organized by category, contains quotations from both his works and his conversation, including gems from his personal life with which even devotees may be unfamiliar. The result is a splendid introduction to Wilde's mind and personality, embodied in a feast of the English language's most brilliant and perceptive witticisms.


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    Title
    Oscar Wilde's Wit and Wisdom
    Subtitle
    A Book of Quotations
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Oscar Wilde
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 64
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 45 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780486401461
    ISBN 10: 0486401464
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    BIC subject category V2: DSBF, DSC
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    B&T General Subject: 680
    DC21: 828.809
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004120
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25740
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 37
    BISAC V2.8: LCO009000, REF019000, LCO000000
    BIC subject category V2: 2AB
    DC22: 828.802, 828/.802
    LC classification: PR5812 1998
    Thema V1.0: DNL, DSBF, DSC
    Publisher
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    01 November 1998
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Table of contents
    Life Women Men People in General "Love, Marriage" "Parents, Relations, Friendship" Youth and Old Age "Conduct, Morals, Experience" "Sin, Religion, Truth" "Genius, Thought, Beauty" "Art, Literature, Music, Criticism" "Conversation, Advice, Education" "Wealth, Poverty, Society" "Journalism, Politics, History" England and America Various Topics