The Soul of Man Under Socialism. Limited Edition (1905)

Author: Oscar Wilde

Book ID: 67677

Price: 395.00

The Soul of Man Under Socialism. Portland Maine: Thomas Mosher, 1905. First American Edition. Pp, 90, uncut. Plain card wrappers with gray dust jacket lettered in red & black. A fine bright copy.

One of 600 Copies printed on Val Gelder paper.

Frontispiece portrait of Wilde by Thomas Maitland Cleland. Reprinted from the Fortnightly Review for February 1, 1891.

In this essay, Wilde expounds a libertarian socialist worldview and critiques charity. He argues that under capitalism, “the majority of people spoil their lives by an unhealthy and exaggerated altruism —are forced, indeed, so to spoil them”

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