A Critic in Pall Mall

Being Extracts from Reviews and Miscellanies

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Author: Oscar Wilde
Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 66,119 / 195 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53.8
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,830
Added to site: 2009.10.07
mnybks.net#: 25494
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Essays, Criticism
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has in this century.

We hope the 'Wanderer' will go there soon and add a chapter to Dinners and Dishes, and that his book will have in England the influence it deserves. There are twenty ways of cooking a potato and three hundred and sixty-five ways of cooking an egg, yet the British cook, up to the present moment, knows only three methods of sending up either one or the other.

Dinners and Dishes. By 'Wanderer.' (Simpkin and Marshall.)


SHAKESPEARE ON SCENERY (Dramatic Review, March 14, 1885.)

I have often heard people wonder what Shakespeare would say, could he see Mr. Irving's production of his Much Ado About Nothing, or Mr. Wilson Barrett's setting of his Hamlet. Would he take pleasure in the glory of the scenery and the marvel of the colour? Would he be interested in the Cathedral of Messina, and the battlements of Elsinore? Or would he be indifferent, and say the play, and the play only, is the thing?

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