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By Oscar Wilde

Author Note: brought by way of Merlin Holland

The Collins whole Works of Oscar Wilde is the one actually entire and authoritative single-volume variation of Oscar Wilde’s works, and comes in either hardback and this paperback edition.

Continuously in print considering 1948, the Collins entire Works of Oscar Wilde has lengthy been known because the so much accomplished and authoritative single-volume choice of Wilde’s texts to be had, containing his merely novel, The Portrait of Dorian grey, in addition to his performs, tales, poems, essays and letters, all of their so much authoritative texts.

Illustrated with many desirable photos, the booklet contains introductions to every part via Merlin Holland (Oscar’s grandson), Owen Dudley Edwards, Declan Kiberd and Terence Brown.

Also incorporated is a complete bibliography of works through and approximately Oscar Wilde, and a chronological desk of his lifestyles and work.

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Frederick Douglass and William Wells Brown found a significant audience in Great Britain (the first African American novel, Brown's Clotel [1853], was published only in England), and there were few writers more admired and widely read in England than Hurriet Beecher Stowe. Nevertheless, authorship and publishing were far from moribund in the antebellum United States. The period from 1820 to 1865 saw a dizzying growth in the nation's population and territorial reach; dramatic technological developments that would allow publishers to bring out works in evergreater numbers at ever-greater profits; increasing urbanization (which helped enlarge readership in key profitable markets); and the expansion of railroads, canals, and other forms of transportation that would allow for more extensive and economical forms of distribution.

Sedgwick read Cooper's Last of the Mohica1JS and wrote a "response" in Hope Leslie, emphasizing the domestic and cross-racial possibilities in ways she thought Cooper did not. Whitman and Bryant were on friendly terms in New York City, even as Whitman was turning against the studied meditative verse of his compatriot; Child and John Greenleaf Whittier were long-time friends in the antislavery cause. Emerson was friends with Fuller and Thoreau, both of whom were influenced by his writings, and though he did not meet Whitman until after the publication of the first edition of Leaves of Grass (1855), Emerson's theorizing on poetry in "The Poet," which implicitly attacked Poe's ideas on poetry, had a pronounced influence not only on Whitman but also on Dickinson and a number of other American poets.

Some of the American authors who did best in England were antislavery writers, for the English apparently could not get enough of works that held their former colony up to shame. Frederick Douglass and William Wells Brown found a significant audience in Great Britain (the first African American novel, Brown's Clotel [1853], was published only in England), and there were few writers more admired and widely read in England than Hurriet Beecher Stowe. Nevertheless, authorship and publishing were far from moribund in the antebellum United States.

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