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The star-child

Oscar Wilde

The star-child

a fable

by Oscar Wilde

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Published by Floris in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published in German under the title, Das Sternenkind, Zurich: Bohem Press, 1996.

Statementby Oscar Wilde ; illustrated by Jindra Capek.
ContributionsCapek, Jindra.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22642391M
ISBN 100863153038
OCLC/WorldCa59458615

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  Abandoned as an infant and raised by a poor woodcutter, The Star-Child grows up to be vain and cruel. But when he rejects a beggar who is revealed to be his mother, The Star-Child is punished, and sets out to seek forgiveness for his ian author Oscar Wilde is known both as a playwright and prose author. Among his most famous works are The Picture of Dorian Gray, his only .   Thank you for watching the video "Learn English Through Stories - The Star Child by Oscar Wilde" with English Story channel. Like, share it and .


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The Star-Child is a cautionary tale in Oscar Wilde’s collection of stories, A House of Pomegranates, that gently leads us to reflect on some fundamental truths.

Wherein lies the essence of beauty. What makes a person beautiful. It also underlines the pitfalls of pride and vanity, recompense for evil, and the redeeming qualities of humility/5(57).

Star Child follows his dreams, I received this book for free through Goodreads first-reads. This was a nice quick story that was meant to tug at your heartstrings, and it succeeded at that. It is written by "Paul The Astronaut" (a traveler of the cosmos) and is a story within a story, which I enjoyed/5.

However, "Star Child" was developed from a short story published more than a quarter century ago, and that original story, "Silver Shoes for a Princess" (also the first chapter in this book), stands alone as well-written and thought provoking/5(9). Rhuna: The Star Child is book three of the Rhuna Fantasy series.

In this portion a few years have passed, Rhuna and Aridin have a loving home and a daughter named Shandi. Rhuna uses the Gazing of the Waters to look in on her daughter Lozira's life.

She seems well adjusted to Atlan, and the fact that she's forbidden to communicate with her mother/5. Star Child is the first of this style of books that I have read.

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It was first published in as part of the anthology House of Pomegranates, which also includes " The Young King ", " The Birthday of the Infanta " and " The Fisherman and his Soul ". But the Star-Child heeded not their words, but would frown and flout, and go back to his companions, and lead them.

And his companions followed him, for he was fair, and fleet of foot, and could dance, and pipe, and make music. And wherever the Star-Child led them they followed, and whatever the Star-Child bade them do, that did they.

Star children are children that come into this world seemingly wise beyond their years. They are full of compassion for all entities in the world and may have a particular connection with animals, plants and Mother children do all that they can to bring the energy of peace and love to the world.

Abandoned as an infant and raised by a poor woodcutter, The Star-Child grows up to be vain and cruel. But when he rejects a beggar who is revealed to be his mother, The Star-Child is punished, and sets out to seek forgiveness for his actions.

Victorian author Oscar Wilde is known both as a playwright and prose author. Star Child, written in a fairy tale genre similar to The Little Prince and The Alchemist is a book for young and mature adults.

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The story begins with Nokwakha giving birth at her village home, and when it is discovered that the child is an albino the midwife convinces her that it is a curse and she should snuff the life out of it before it With a rich vocabulary that is poetic and uncluttered, this debut novel is nothing short of a masterpiece/5.

The Starchild Trilogy is a series of three books written by Frederik Pohl and Jack Williamson. In the future depicted in this series, mankind is ruled by a brutal totalitarian government known as the Plan of Man, enforced by a computerized surveillance state.

The books in the series were: The Reefs of Space (). Abandoned as an infant and raised by a poor woodcutter, The Star-Child grows up to be vain and cruel. But when he rejects a beggar who is revealed to be his mother, The Star-Child is punished, and sets out to seek forgiveness for his ian Pages:   Playwright, poet, essayist, flamboyant man-about-town, Oscar Wilde pack an astonishing amount of work, genius, and controversy into two short decades, producing masterworks in every literary genre.

This selection includes almost all of his short stories, including "The Canterville Ghost," "The Fisherman and his Soul," and "The Remarkable Rocket.".

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by Oscar Wilde [TO MISS MARGOT TENNANT - MRS. ASQUITH] Once upon a time two poor Woodcutters were making their way home through a great pine-forest. It was winter, and a night of bitter cold. The snow lay thick upon the ground, and upon the branches of the trees: the frost kept. The text "Star-Child, earth-Child" () has a New-Age sound to it at first, but a closer examination of the words reveals a song rooted in Christian and human reality.

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It explores in a simple and poetic way the challenges facing two “star children,” Terra and Marius, on their journey to learn about being human.Visit LitPick Book Reviews to read about The Star Child.

Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal, Series Age level: 12 and up.