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Марк Твен On the Decay of the Art of Lying марк твен on the decay of the art of lying
"On the Decay of the Art of Lyingis" a short essay written by Mark Twain in 1885 for a meeting of the Historical and Antiquarian Club of Hartford, Connecticut. In the essay, Twain laments the dour ways in which men of America's Gilded Age employ man's "most faithfull friend."
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The Decay of Lying марк твен on the decay of the art of lying
In the library of a country house in Nottinghamshire, Vivian is writing an article about the importance of lying, when he is interrupted by Cyril, who tries to tempt him away, but instead is drawn into a discussion about art, nature, literature and imagination.The Decay of Lying sees Wilde explore his deepest preoccupations about the relationship between life and art, and examine the work of such writers as Shakespeare and Balzac.
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Twain M. Goldsmiths Friend Abroad Again, and on the Decay of the Art of Lying марк твен on the decay of the art of lying
Серия книг «Зарубежная классика — читай в оригинале» — это бессмертные произведения великих мастеров пера, написанные ими на их родном языке и наречии. Книги из этой серии помогут читателю углубленно изучать иностранные языки, обогатят его внутренний мир и по-новому откроют произведения известных классиков. 
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Марк Твен A Tramp Abroad марк твен on the decay of the art of lying
The book details a journey by the author, with his friend Harris (a character created for the book, and based on his closest friend, Joseph Twichell), through central and southern Europe. While the stated goal of the journey is to walk most of the way, the men find themselves using other forms of transport as they traverse the continent.
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De Profundis: The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Writings марк твен on the decay of the art of lying
De Profundis is Wilde's eloquent and bitter reproach from prison to his lover, Lord Alfred Douglas. He contrasts his behaviour with that of his close friend Robert Ross who became Wilde's literary executor. The Ballad of Reading Gaol is a deeply moving and characteristically generous poem on the horrors of prison life, which was published anonymously in 1898. This collection also includes the essay The Soul of Man under Socialism and two of his Platonic dialogues, The Decay of Lying and The Critic as Artist.
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Марк Твен Goldsmith's Friend Abroad Again марк твен on the decay of the art of lying
A great writing by Mark Twain based on the short story of classic humour.
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The Picture of Dorian Gray марк твен on the decay of the art of lying
On 20 June 1890 the Philadelphian Lippincott's Monthly Magazine published Oscar Wilde's "The Picture of Dorian Gray" as the lead story for its July number. Wilde revised and enlarged this, his first and only novel, for appearance in book form the following April. Hitherto the thirty-five-year-old author had published a book of poems (1881; largely ignored or ridiculed), had had one play produced (unsuccessfully, in New York in 1883), published a book of fairy tales (1888; on the whole well received), and had published some essays and stories in literary journals. Wilde had reviewed many novels, and discoursed on the art of the novelist in "The Decay of Lying"; now was his chance to practise what he had been preaching, and to fulfil the great potential his profile had promised when he graduated from Oxford and set about promoting himself in London's literary society. "The Picture of Dorian Gray", published in the first year of the decade that would see him feted as the most successful society playwright of his day, and then pilloried as the most infamous sexual outlaw of the time, was his first significant and successful major work of art. Формат: 13 см х 20,5 см.
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