Het granaatappelhuis

Oscar Wilde (author), B. Midderigh Bokhorst (illustrator)
Het Granaatappelhuis (oorspronkelijke titel: A House of Pomegranates) is een collectie sprookjes. De bundel verscheen in 1891 en was de opvolger van een eerdere sprookjesverzameling, The Happy Prince and Other Tales, uit 1888 (In de Nederlandse uitvoering te vinden in het eerder bij Calbona heruitgegeven boek: Oscar Wilde Omnubus; ISBN: 9789492228383). Deze bundel bevat illustraties van B. Midde
De jonge koning
De verjaardag van de infante
De visser en zijn ziel
Het sterrenkind
Het granaatappelhuis
Oscar Wilde
B. Midderigh Bokhorst
Original language
Original title
A house of pomegranates
Rotterdam: Uitgeverij Calbona, 2017 | Other editions
112 p. : ill.
9789492575791 (paperback)
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About Oscar Wilde

Oscar Fingal O'Fflahertie 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 his criminal conviction for gross indecency for homosexual acts.

Wilde's parents were Anglo-Irish intellectuals in Dublin. In his youth Wilde learned to speak fluent French and German. At university, he read Greats; he demonstrated himself to be an exceptional classicist, first at Trinity College Dublin, then at Magdalen College, 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 into fashionable cultural and social circles.

He tried his hand at various literary activities: he wr…Read more on Wikipedia