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The Short Stories of Oscar Wilde

An Annotated Selection

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$27.95 • £22.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674248670

Publication Date: 11/17/2020


336 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches


  • Introduction [Nicholas Frankel]
  • A Note on the Texts
  • Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime: A Story of Cheiromancy (1887)
  • Lady Alroy (1887)
  • The Model Millionaire (1887)
  • The Happy Prince (1888)
  • The Selfish Giant (1888)
  • The Nightingale and The Rose (1888)
  • The Birthday of the Little Princess (1889)
  • The Portrait of Mr. W. H. (1889)
  • The Fisherman and His Soul (1891)
  • Appendix: Extracts from the Extended Version of “The Portrait of Mr. W. H.” (unpublished in Wilde’s lifetime)
  • Further Reading
  • Illustration Credits
  • Acknowledgments

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