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'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish poet and playwright. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, the early 1890s saw him become one of the most popular playwrights in London. 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, 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 into fas…Read more on Wikipedia