The Wit And Wisdom Of Oscar Wilde

      The Wit And Wisdom Of Oscar Wilde
The ebullient evangelist of irony, Wilde preached his gospel of wit and aestheticism to a public at once outraged and enchanted.This is a new collection of the witty prose and verse of Oscar Wilde, compiled by David Colvin and Stephen Calloway, the owner of the most complete set of Oscar Wilde first editions in private hands. Read The Wit And Wisdom Of Oscar Wilde Author Stephen Calloway –

Stephen Calloway is a curator of paintings at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.He is an expert on 19th century art, and has made a particular study of the decadent and dandy culture of the fin de siecle.He staged the VA s exhibition on the 1890s, High Art and Low Life in 1993, and curated the Aubrey Beardsley Centenary Show in Tokyo and London in 1998.He writes on the history of taste and lectures widely in England and America.He also worked, in his role as a consultant on period sytle and manners, with Nicole Kidman and John Malkovich on Jane Campion s film of Henry James novel The Portrait of a Lady.

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  • Paperback
  • 112 pages
  • The Wit And Wisdom Of Oscar Wilde
  • Stephen Calloway
  • English
  • 06 July 2018
  • 0752817647

10 thoughts on “ The Wit And Wisdom Of Oscar Wilde

  1. says:

    One should always have something fabulous to read on the train But seriously this is a really lovely little collection that is particularly good to dip in and out of, perhaps on public transport.

  2. says:

    One of those little books that come in handy when you can t find your own witty turn of phrase Full of Wilde isms and all the better for it.

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