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The Wit and Humor of Oscar Wilde

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Published by Dover Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humour,
  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • General,
  • Humor,
  • English,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Europe - Ireland,
  • Humor / General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAlvin Redman (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7634860M
    ISBN 100486206025
    ISBN 109780486206028


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This play can be considered a comedy of manners, because it is.