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Decay of lying

By: Wilde, Oscar

Part of the Penguin Great Ideas series
0241472458 / 9780241472453
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24/09/2020
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United Kingdom
19 cm 128 pages
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Reprint. Originally published: Richmond: Oneworld Classics, 2008.

'Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life'The two works brought together here, 'The Decay of Lying' and 'The Critic as Artist', are Oscar Wilde's wittiest and most profound writings on aesthetics, in which he proposes that criticism is the highest form of creation and that lying, the telling of a beautiful untruth, is the ultimate aim of art. One of twenty new books in the bestselling Penguin Great Ideas series.

This new selection showcases a diverse list of thinkers who have helped shape our world today, from anarchists to stoics, feminists to prophets, satirists to Zen Buddhists.

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DNF Literary essays, HPN Philosophy: aesthetics

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