Language and Literature Books

Leach, Maria (compiled by): The Importance of Being a Wit - the insults of Oscar Wilde (12619)

Michael O'Mara for Past Times 1st 1997
8vo, glazed pictorial boards F+ 310 gms
(Order reference 12619)

Oscar Wilde was the master of studied insult so perfect the victim was often proud to have occasioned it. His scathing wit is as fresh today as when it was first minted.