El CumpleañOs De La Infanta Oscar Wilde. 6 likes. Book. El cumpleaños de la Infanta, Oscar Wilde. Illustration,. 8. 0. Published: October 16, Add to Collection; About. El cumpleaños de la infanta (Spanish) Paperback – Feb 23 Oscar Wilde ( Dublín, – París, ) fue un escritor, poeta y dramatugo británico.

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Una fiaba crudele con una conclusione che lascia di sasso. The last we hear is the Infanta saying she only wants playmates who have no hearts. In he married Lx Lloyd, the daughter of an Irish lawyer, and within two years they had two sons. Yolanda Chapa rated it really liked it Mar 06, Aug 28, Vatroslav Herceg rated it it was ok.

“El cumpleaños de la Infanta” de Oscar Wilde

It was simply daunting. It might be a fairytale for kids, but there’s so much allegory in the background, so many metaphors, it can make any poetry lover’s day.

His first published volume, Poems, which met with some degree of approbation, appeared at this time. This isn’t my favorite actually, I’d never heard it before and probably for a good reason Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Why had they not left him in the forest, where there was no mirror to tell him how loathsome he was? Not the best of Wilde but indeed a kind of Wilde’s thing The writing was fine, the concept was normal, the story was acceptable, the characters were nicely done, but the ending was really touching.

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Wonderful, sweet, very sad ending. Account Options Sign in.

People can discuss the painful things wilre life more honestly in a fairy tale type story, and Wilde tells us about something we all recognize–emotional shallowness and bullying. The kind of humor that I expected. During this period he also wrote Salome, in French, but was unable to obtain a license for it oscat England. En este cuento, Wilde narra la celebraci n del duod cimo cumplea os de la infanta.

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This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. The dwarf was brought for entertainment. But since she asks, I can scarcely justify saying ‘no. In this story, it is infanfa to see that this was one of the author’s first writings because he plated many ideas that ultimately end to not be concreted. What a lovely way to get into Oscar Wilde’s fairy tales. The dwarf believes they are his friends and like his jokes and dances.

He himself was the monster, and it was at him that all the children had been laughing, and the little Princess who he had thought loved ifanta — she too had been merely mocking at his ugliness, and making merry over his twisted limbs. Performed in Paris inthe play was translated and published in England in by Lord Alfred Douglas innfanta was illustrated by Aubrey Beardsley. Though ” The Postmaster” does not share the theme or the sudden end of the above story, the irony, the unfairness and the tragic brutality of emotion rend the heart alike.

He died when he found the truth ” it was he who was misshapen and hunchbacked, foul to look at and grotesque. Books are well osar or badly written. He never returned to Ireland or Britain, and died in poverty.


Ihfanta enjoyed it and heard Wilde’s voice in it. Be the first to ask a question about El Cumpleanos de la Infanta. One of those fairy tales that just might break your heart. By he was already known as a wit and a dandy; soon after, in fact, he was satirized in Gilbert and Sullivan’s Patience. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

El Cumpleanos de la Infanta by Oscar Wilde

A tragic fairy tale for older children, about the lavish birthday celebrations of the Princess Infanta and a hideous misshapen dwarf who is brought to perform for her birthday celebrations. Jul 18, Almudena rated it liked it Shelves: Xe ask other readers questions about The Birthday of the Infantaplease sign up.

Paperback42 pages. Though I do concede that Wilde was more intellectual and much more Armed with a sharp sword of irony, this story by Wilde will probably slice into even the most insensitive of hearts. Eh, ako je tako, moj Iso okreni se sad u grobu. In it he argues that his conduct was a result of his standing “in symbolic relations to the art and culture” of his time.