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The Happy Prince and Other Tales Audiobook

The Happy Prince and Other Tales

Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: Gerry O'brien Release Date: November 2020

'The Happy Prince and Other Tales' (sometimes called 'The Happy Prince and Other Stories') is a collection of stories for children by Oscar Wilde first published in May 1888. It contains five stories: 'The Happy Prince', 'The Nightingale and the Rose', 'The Selfish Giant', 'The Devoted Friend', and 'The Remarkable Rocket'.

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Lady Windermere's Fan Audiobook

Lady Windermere's Fan

Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: Pj Roscoe Release Date: October 2020

Lady Windermere’s Fan: A Play About a Good Woman by Oscar Wilde is a play in four acts about a marriage teetering on the edge of destruction and the drama that surrounds the family while they seek resolution. This play was Wilde’s first foray into comedies, and was his first successful play that would earn a profit from its performances. The play follows the young Lady Windermere as she begins to believe that her husband is having an affair. Her husband insists that he is remaining true to her, and—in a misguided attempt to ease Lady Windermere’s suspicions—invites his supposed mistress to her birthday party. This inciting incident causes the marriage to struggle, and drama ensues through the rest of the play. This comedic tale has fascinating characters, a twist ending, and Oscar Wilde’s signature humor.

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The Importance of Being Earnest Audiobook

The Importance of Being Earnest

Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: Edward Beesley, Edward James Beesley Release Date: August 2020

“All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does, and that is his.” The story begins with two men discussing an impending marriage proposal. Algernon Moncrieff’s best friend Ernest has planned to propose to Algernon’s cousin, but has secretly been living a double life. To some, he is named Jack Worthing, to some he is Ernest. His dual personas have different personalities – Ernest is a libertine while Jack is a serious man. This deception makes Algernon wonder what may happen if he also adopts the Ernest persona. Soon after becoming the second Ernest, confusion and hilarity ensues as the characters mix one another up, cross into each other’s lives, get tangled in love triangles, and generally treat all of their circumstances as trivial matters. The Importance of Being Earnest is Oscar Wilde’s pinnacle of theatrical writing, and is a beloved play that is performed widely to this day and serves as the basis for countless films and television shows. The humor, satire, drama and amusing characters make this play a timeless work.

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The Picture of Dorian Gray Audiobook

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: Geoffrey Giuliano And The Icon Players Release Date: July 2020

The Picture of Dorian Gray is a Gothic, philosophical novel by Oscar Wilde, first published complete in the July 1890 issue of Lippincott's Monthly Magazine. Fearing the story was indecent, prior to publication the magazine's editor deleted roughly five hundred words without Wilde's knowledge. Despite that censorship, The Picture of Dorian Gray offended the moral sensibilities of many British book reviewers, some of whom said that Wilde merited prosecution for violating the laws guarding public morality. In response, he aggressively defended his novel and art in correspondence with the British press, although he personally made excisions of some of the most controversial material when revising and lengthening the story for book publication the following year. The longer revised version of The Picture of Dorian Gray published in book form in 1891 featured an aphoristic preface—a defence of the artist's rights and of art for art's sake—based in part on his press defences of the novel the previous year. The content, style, and presentation of the preface made it famous in its own right, as a literary and artistic manifesto. In April 1891, the publishing firm of Ward, Lock and Company, who had distributed the shorter, more inflammatory, magazine version in England the previous year, published the revised version of The Picture of Dorian Gray.[ This was is the only novel written by Wilde. Edited by Macc Kay Production executive Avalon Giuliano ICON Intern Eden Giuliano Music By AudioNautix With Their Kind Permission ©2020 Eden Garret Giuliano (P) Eden Garret Giuliano Geoffrey Giuliano is the author of over thirty internationally bestselling biographies, including the London Sunday Times bestseller Blackbird: The Life and Times of Paul McCartney and Dark Horse: The Private Life of George Harrison. He can be heard on the Westwood One Radio Network and has written and produced over seven hundred original spoken-word albums,

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The Importance of Being Earnest Audiobook

The Importance of Being Earnest

Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: Geoffrey Giuliano And The Icon Players Release Date: July 2020

Little needs to be said about this play as it is a sparkling example of Oscar Wilde's amazing ability to poke fun at almost everyone while making you laugh at the witty sayings sprinkled throughout the acts. As to the plot, if you don't know it already, let me just say that it involves two young English men who fall madly and instantly in love with two young English women who of course love them back mainly because their name is Earnest. Enjoy! Produced by Devin Lawerence Edited by Macc Kay Production executive Avalon Giuliano ICON Intern Eden Giuliano Music By AudioNautix With Their Kind Permission ©2020 Eden Garret Giuliano (P) Eden Garret Giuliano Geoffrey Giuliano is the author of over thirty internationally bestselling biographies, including the London Sunday Times bestseller Blackbird: The Life and Times of Paul McCartney and Dark Horse: The Private Life of George Harrison. He can be heard on the Westwood One Radio Network and has written and produced over seven hundred original spoken-word albums and video documentaries on various aspects of popular culture. Giuliano is also a well known movie actor.

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El retrato de Dorian Gray Audiobook

El retrato de Dorian Gray

Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: Varios Narradores Release Date: May 2020

- Este audiolibro está narrado en Español neutral. Admirado por la belleza de Dorian Gray, el artista Basil Hallward pinta un retrato al óleo del bello y presuntuoso joven y enlazan una amistad. Situada en la alta sociedad en la época victoriana en Londres, Dorian también conoce a Lord Henry Wotton, amigo de Basil, quien lo introduce en conversaciones filosóficas sobre la belleza y el hedonismo, y lo convence de que sus más valiosas posesiones son su belleza y su juventud. Atormentado por la idea de que algún día su belleza se desvanecerá, Dorian desea tener eterna juventud, a cambio de que el retrato sea quien envejezca por él, pero ¿a qué precio? Desde entonces su deseo se convierte en tragedia, iniciando un espiral de odio y de vicio. Motivado por la belleza eterna, Dorian se deja llevar por su narcisismo, y mediante la vanidad, la lujuria y la locura logra la total enajenación de su ser, y un repudio de la sociedad que lo lleva a cometer las más temibles y terribles acciones. El retrato de Dorian Grey es un clásico de la literatura y una de las piedras angulares en los debates entre la ética y la estética, el bien y el mal, el arte y la vida. Fue adaptada numerosas veces tanto al cine como al teatro, entre las que se destacan la película dirigida por Oliver Parker (2009).

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Oscar Wilde's Stories for Children Audiobook

Oscar Wilde's Stories for Children

Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: Ghizela Rowe, Kelly O'doherty, Mark Manning Release Date: May 2020

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was born on the 16th October 1854 in Dublin, Ireland. The son of Dublin intellectuals Oscar proved himself an outstanding classicist at Trinity College and then at Oxford. Wilde then moved to London and its fashionable cultural and social circles. With his biting wit, flamboyant dress, and glittering conversation, Wilde became one of the most well-known personalities of his day.His only novel, ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ was published in 1890 and he then moved on to writing for the stage with ‘Salome’ in 1891. His society comedies were enormous hits and turned him into one of the most successful writers of late Victorian London.Whilst his masterpiece, ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’, was on stage in London, Wilde had the Marquess of Queensberry, the father of his lover, Lord Alfred Douglas, prosecuted for libel. The trial unearthed evidence that caused Wilde to drop his charges and led to his own arrest and trial for gross indecency. He was convicted and imprisoned for two years hard labour. It was to break him.On release he left for France. There he wrote his last work, ‘The Ballad of Reading Gaol’ in 1898. He died destitute in Paris at the age of forty-six sipping champagne a friend had brought with the line ‘Alas I am dying beyond my means’.One of his most beloved legacies has been his five children’s stories which are gathered here in this volume. Much of the writing is very modern, even for today. He explores a range of themes in his own inimitable way, from friendship, generosity and sacrifice through bravado and bragging to the religious overtones of death. Whilst they are firm children’s favourites they also enchant parents and adults.

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El Príncipe Feliz Audiobook

El Príncipe Feliz

Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: Varios Narradores Release Date: May 2020

- Este audiolibro está narrado en Español neutral. el protagonista de la historia es la estatua dorada de un príncipe que fue feliz, y que se encuentra en lo alto de una columna donde puede ver toda la ciudad. cuando una golondrina se posa sobre ella y ve que el príncipe está llorando a causa de Las injusticias y Las miserias de su ciudad, retrasa su migración a África y le ayuda a hacer justicia. así es que el ave, por pedido del príncipe, distribuye Las joyas que lo adornan a los más necesitados hasta que se encuentra completamente desprovista de oro y adornos. cuando el invierno recrudece, la golondrina muere besando al príncipe en los labios y, al ver esto, el corazón de la estatua se rompe... Este breve y magnífico relato atraviesa el desencanto del príncipe al descubrir Las miserias humanas, y al generarle una tristeza inmensa construye una relación de amistad y de bondad con una golondrina con el ansia de redimirse.

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El Fantasma de Canterville Audiobook

El Fantasma de Canterville

Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: Varios Narradores Release Date: May 2020

Los Otis, una sofisticada familia estadounidense, adquiere el añejo castillo inglés de los Canterville. El dueño de castillo les advierte que en el mismo habita el colérico fantasma de sir Simon de Canterville desde hace trescientos años, luego de haber asesinado a su esposa. Lejos de amedrentarse, el Sr. Otis desoye sus advertencias y se muda al castillo junto a su familia, su esposa Lucrecia, y sus hijos, Washington, Virginia, y los traviesos gemelos. En este divertido relato, los Otis se burlan constantemente del fantasma anacrónico; éste no sólo no logra asustarlos sino que se convierte en el juguete y en la víctima de las bromas de los terribles gemelos, y en el pragmatismo de la familia en general. Así es que el fantasma de Canterville cae en depresión y enojo, hasta que finalmente, con ayuda de Virginia (quien se apena por el fantasma), logra alcanzar la paz de la muerte. El fantasma de Canterville es la novela más conocida y celebrada de Oscar Wilde, y es una de las obras inolvidables y fundamentales de la literatura universal.

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The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivia Comedy for Serious People Audiobook

The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivia Comedy for Serious People

Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: Samantha Novak Release Date: May 2020

Do you want to listen to The Importance of Being Earnest? If so then keep reading… A deliciously airily irresponsible comedy. Such is the 'The Importance Of Being Earnest,' the most personally characteristic expression of Wilde's art, and the last of the dramatic productions written under his own name. The dialogue has all the sparkle of bubbles from a gushing spring, and is brim-full of quaint conceits and diverting paradoxes What are you waiting for The Importance of Being Earnest is one click away, select the “Download” button in the top right corner NOW!

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Picture of Dorian Gray, The - Oscar Wilde Audiobook

Picture of Dorian Gray, The - Oscar Wilde

Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: Omc Release Date: April 2020

The longer and revised version of The Picture of Dorian Gray published in book form in 1891 featured an aphoristic preface—a defence of the artist's rights and of art for art's sake—based in part on his press defences of the novel the previous year. The content, style, and presentation of the preface made it famous in its own right, as a literary and artistic manifesto. In April 1891, the publishing firm of Ward, Lock and Company, who had distributed the shorter, more inflammatory, magazine version in England the previous year, published the revised version of The Picture of Dorian Gray. The Picture of Dorian Gray is the only novel written by Wilde. It exists in several versions: the 1890 magazine edition (in 13 chapters), with important material deleted before publication by the magazine's editor, J. M. Stoddart; the 'uncensored' version submitted to Lippincott's Monthly Magazine for publication (also in 13 chapters), with all of Wilde's original material intact, first published in 2011 by Harvard University Press; and the 1891 book edition (in 20 chapters).As literature of the 19th century, The Picture of Dorian Gray 'pivots on a gothic plot device' with strong themes interpreted from Faust

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El príncipe feliz Audiobook

El príncipe feliz

Author: Oscar Wilde Narrator: Sonia Román Release Date: March 2020

Este audiolibro está narrado en castellano. El protagonista de la historia es la estatua dorada de un príncipe, que se encuentra en lo alto de una columna desde donde puede ver toda la ciudad; y una golondrina, que ha retrasado su migración a África por el amor que sentía por una caña. La golondrina se posa sobre la estatua y ve que el príncipe está llorando a causa de las injusticias que puede observar desde su posición. Entonces le pide a la golondrina que entregue a los más necesitados las joyas que le adornan. El ave así lo hace y se queda con el príncipe, distribuyendo las joyas hasta que la estatua está completamente desprovista de oro y adornos. Pero el invierno recrudece y la golondrina, a causa del frío, muere besando al príncipe en los labios. Al ver esto, el corazón de la estatua se rompe. Al día siguiente, el alcalde de la ciudad observó el estado deteriorado de la estatua, y da orden de que sea retirada y fundida. Sin embargo, el corazón del príncipe no se funde en el horno, y lo arrojan a un montón de polvo, donde descansa también el cuerpo de la golondrina

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