INDEX OF WORKS BY OSCAR WILDE
"The Decay of Lying: A Dialogue." (1889) PDF (99k) | Get Acrobat Reader. | Based on the first version of January 1889, in The Nineteenth Century. A revised version was published in Intentions, May 1891.
"Shakespeare and Stage Costume." (1885) PDF (91k) | Get Acrobat Reader. Based on the first version of May 1885, in The Nineteenth Century. A revised version was published as "The Truth of Masks" in Intentions, May 1891.
"The True Function of Criticism." (1890) PDF (312k) | Get Acrobat Reader. Based on the two-installment first version of July and September 1890, in The Nineteenth Century. A revised version was published in Intentions, May 1891.
*Additional Resource: Wilde's complete works are available from CELT, an excellent Irish literature website. I have therefore limited myself to posting early editions that might not otherwise be available online. The exact address of the Wilde page is http://www.ucc.ie/celt/et19wilde.html.
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