In this short story a graduate student makes a deal with the devil: Write my dissertation and my soul is yours.
Marguerite Young's Miss MacIntosh, My Darling is a dense fusion of poetry and prose. One critic says it's unjustifiably forgotten.
Wilde's description is heart-wrenching, but that doesn't hold him back from the usual wit and drama that characterize his writing.
What was that book's deal, anyway?