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Critical Essay by Patrick M. Horan

SOURCE: Horan, Patrick M. “1888-1891: Wilde's Stories, Fairy Tales, and Novel: The Nature of Love.” In The Importance of Being Paradoxical: Maternal Presence in the Works of Oscar Wilde, pp. 75-92. Madison, N.J.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1997.

In the following essay, Horan finds a connection between the portrayal of love in Wilde's short stories and the author's own romantic experiences.

I can not think otherwise than in stories.

—Wilde to Andre Gide

Introduction

Speranza and Sir William were active in the Irish literary revival; naturally, the telling of ancient stories and Irish legends was a favorite pastime in their household. Two years before Wilde was born, Sir William even published a collection of Irish fairy stories entitled Irish Popular Superstitions. He never finished his second...

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