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The Sphinx Without a Secret (short story)

  • Type: Short Story

The Sphinx Without a Secret is a 1887 short story by author Oscar Wilde. - AsNotedIn

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1887/05/00 Oscar Wilde Author "The Sphinx Without a Secret" is first published in The World.

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Particulars for The Sphinx Without a Secret (short story):
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Narrative Arts Mystery something not understood or beyond understanding
Narrative Arts Narrative an account of connected events
Narrative Arts Prose ordinary written language
Art Type Short Story short form narrative fiction

Original Language: English

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