Oscar Wilde's Wit and Wisdom: A Book of Quotations (Paperback)
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Short Description for Oscar Wilde's Wit and Wisdom In this superlative collection of nearly 400 quotations by the great Irish playwright and wit, readers will find the very best of Wilde's scintillating comments on art, human nature, morals, society, politics, history, and numerous other subjects, including gems from his personal life.
- Published: 01 November 1998
- Format: Paperback 64 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780486401461 ISBN 10: 0486401464
- Sales rank: 8,685
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Full description for Oscar Wilde's Wit and Wisdom
Widely 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.