Oscar Wilde: The Happy Prince

The Happy Prince and The House of Pomegranates are Wilde’s fairy tale collections, published in 1888 and 1891. The stories are dream-like tales which often contain moral messages, particularly about the worthlessness of arrogance and the value of self-sacrifice. The Happy Prince tells the story of a prince who lives his life in luxury…

The whole article: The most Precious Thing (pdf)

Bridge March 2012