Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Philip K. Cohen

This literature criticism consists of approximately 20 pages of analysis & critique of Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories.
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Critical Essay by Philip K. Cohen

SOURCE: Cohen, Philip K. “Marriages and Murders: ‘Lord Arthur Savile's Crime’ and ‘The Canterville Ghost.’” In The Moral Vision of Oscar Wilde, pp. 53-70. Rutherford, N.J.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1978.

In the following essay, Cohen maintains that “Lord Arthur Savile's Crime” and “The Canterville Ghost” are stories that anticipate Wilde's fairy tales and “embody, if only in embryonic form, some of the ideas he would develop fully in his most important essays.”

Wilde temporarily abandoned the drama in favor of the short story. His first productions in this mode were “Lord Arthur Savile's Crime” (1887) and “The Canterville Ghost” (1887). Both anticipate...

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