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The Canterville ghost

Oscar Wilde (based on the work of), Catherine Mory (author), Ernesse (author)
Title
The Canterville ghost
Based on the work of
Oscar Wilde
Author
Catherine Mory Ernesse
Language
English
Publisher
Paris: Larousse, 2017 | Other editions
48 p. : ill.
Note
Vereenvoudigde uitgave
ISBN
9782818704851 (paperback)

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About Oscar Wilde

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish poet and playwright. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of the most popular playwrights in London in the early 1890s. He is best remembered for his epigrams and plays, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, and the circumstances of his criminal conviction for gross indecency for consensual homosexual acts in "one of the first celebrity trials", imprisonment, and early death from meningitis at age 46.

Wilde's parents were Anglo-Irish intellectuals in Dublin. A young Wilde learned to speak fluent French and German. At university, Wilde read Greats; he demonstrated himself to be an exceptional classicist, first at Trinity College Dublin, then at Oxford. He became associated with the emerging philosophy of aestheticism, led by two of his tutors, Walter Pater and John Ruskin. After university, Wilde moved to London i…Read more on Wikipedia