The Happy Prince, an original story written by Oscar Wilde. A fairy tale about the statue of the Prince and his friend the little Swallow who helped unfortunate people. Read a story and discover new characters!
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish writer known for his witty quips and homosexual affair that landed him in prison. In 1875 and 1876, Wilde published poetry in several literary magazines for which he received the "Prize for English Literature". In 1890, he published his most famous work, the novel "The Picture of Dorian Gray". It was at this time that Wilde experienced his greatest fame. However, in the summer of 1891, he met Lord Alfred Douglas, with whom he fell in love. At that time, he also became an alcoholic, and his fame begins to slowly fade. In 1895, he was sentenced to two years of forced labor for "monstrous behavior".
The Happy Prince is one of the most popular fairy tales in English literature. Take a closer look at the analysis of the story which describes the sacrifice of the statue and a little swallow.
A key analysis of characters and their behavior in the story The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde. It explains the connection of both protagonists, Happy Prince and Swallow as well as some minor characters such as Reed, God, Mayor, etc.
The Happy Prince is a timeless tale written by Oscar Wilde. It is a story about a majestic statue of a little prince that overlooks a city and a swallow who helped him share his precious stones with the less fortunate.
"The Importance of Being Earnest" is a comical play first performed on the London stage in 1895. It opened to great reviews but was stopped after the playwright, Oscar Wilde was found guilty of homosexuality and imprisoned. The play follows a responsible young country squire, and his friends. Jack Worthing always does the right thing. […]
In July 1890, Lippincott's Monthly Magazine a censored version of "The Picture of Dorian Gray" written by Oscar Wilde appeared. Even edited, the story stirred up such a moral outrage that many reviewers wanted him persecuted. In 1891 Wilde released a longer version in book form with a preface defending the book. In it he […]