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The plays of Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

The plays of Oscar Wilde

by Oscar Wilde

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Published by The Modern Library in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementintroduction by Edgar Saltus.
SeriesModern library of the world"s best books -- 83.
The Physical Object
Pagination220 p.
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23238759M

Oscar Wilde took London by storm with his first comedy, Lady Windermere's Fan. The combination of dazzling wit, subtle social criticism, sumptuous settings and the theme of a guilty secret proved a winner, both here and in his next three plays, A Woman of No Importance, An Ideal Husband, and his undisputed masterpiece, The Importance of Being Earnest. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Oscar Wilde books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

This Vintage edition of The Plays_of Oscar Wilde contains the plays that made Wilde one of the most important dramatists of his time, including The Importance of Being Earnest, one of the great works of modern literature. Oscar Wilde's plays demonstrate once again why their author must be seen as both an inaugurator and a master of modernism.4/5(1). During his writing career, Oscar Wilde became known for his involvement in the rising philosophy of aestheticism. The opportunity to construct aesthetic details precisely, and combine them with larger social themes, drew Wilde to write drama. He started with philosophical dialogues and tragedies, and later moved on to comedies.

The Complete Plays of Oscar Wilde. 0 5 Autor: Oscar Wilde. E-book. During his writing career, Oscar Wilde became known for his involvement in the rising philosophy of aestheticism. The opportunity to construct aesthetic details precisely, and combine them with . The four great comedies of Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan, A Woman of No Importance, An Ideal Husbandand The Importance of Being Earnest, were all written at the height of the controversial Irish author's powers in his last, doomed decade, the s. They remain among the most-loved, and most-quoted, of all drama in the English language.


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The combination of dazzling wit, subtle social criticism, sumptuous settings and the theme of a guilty secret proved a winner, both here and in his next three plays, A Woman of No Importance, An Ideal Husband, and his undisputed masterpiece, The Importance of Being Earnest/5.

About The Plays of Oscar Wilde. This Vintage edition of The Plays_of Oscar Wilde contains the plays that made Wilde one of the most important dramatists of his time, including The Importance of Being Earnest, one of the great works of modern literature.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. The Complete Plays of Oscar Wilde: The Importance of Being Earnest, A Woman of No Importance. Combining epigrammatic brilliance and shrewd social observation, the works collected in Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays are edited with an introduction, commentaries and notes by Richard Allen Cave in Penguin Classics/5.

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With an Introduction and Notes by Anne Varty, Royal Holloway, University of London Oscar Wilde took London by storm with his first comedy, 'Lady Windermere's Fan'. The combination of dazzling wit, subtle social criticism, sumptuous settings and the theme of a guilty secret proved a winner, both here and in his next three plays, 'A Woman of No Importance', 'An Ideal Husband', and his undisputed 4/5(1).

This is a bibliography of works by Oscar Wilde, a late-Victorian Irish writer. Chiefly remembered today as a playwright, especially for The Importance of Being Earnest, and as the author of The Picture of Dorian Gray; Wilde's oeuvre includes criticism, poetry, children's fiction, and a large selection of reviews, lectures and io-holding.com private correspondence has also been io-holding.comes↙: 4.

Oct 01,  · Oscar Wilde was born on October 16,to the Irish nationalist and writer “Speranza” Wilde and the doctor William Wilde. After graduating from Oxford inWilde moved to London, where he became notorious for his sharp wit and flamboyant style of dress/5.

Sep 20,  · Buy The Plays of Oscar Wilde (Wordsworth Classics) by Oscar Wilde (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(25). Wilde wrote nine plays in all between and His fame as a dramatist rests on four comedies – Lady Windermere’s Fan, A Woman of No Importance, An Ideal Husband, The Importance of Being Earnest –, and the tragedy io-holding.com plays continue to dazzle audiences even a century after his death.

Jun 01,  · While Oscar Wilde is not Shakespeare unarguably the best playwright, he is incredibly good and all three plays show it.

Salome is a short 'biblical' play, Lady Windermere's Fan is a bit longer and with the exception of the naivete suffered by the Lady of the title incredibly well written as well.5/5(5).

She is the author of Revising Wilde: Society and Subversion in the Plays of Oscar Wilde, and Acts of Desire: Women and Sex on Stage,a study of theatrical depictions of illicit sexuality, encompassing prostitution, adultery, bigamy and seduction.

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Oscar Wilde Biography - Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (October 16, November 30, ) was an Anglo-Irish playwright, novelist, poet, and short story writer. - Oscar Wilde Biography and List of Works - Oscar Wilde Books.

Oscar Wilde created his final and most lasting play, comic masterpieces of all time, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, in Considered one of the greatest THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST is a farce, playing with love, religion, and truth as it tells the tale of two men.

Oscar Wilde, in full Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde, (born October 16,Dublin, Ireland—died November 30,Paris, France), Irish wit, poet, and dramatist whose reputation rests on his only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray (), and on his comic masterpieces Lady Windermere’s Fan () and The Importance of Being Earnest ().

Oscar Wilde was a flamboyant and vivacious playwright of the 19th century. He studied at Oxford and was a keen classicist. He wrote a number of great plays as well as essays, poetry and novels.

His most famous play and the uncontested number one on this list, ‘The Important of being Earnest’ is a fantastic farcical comedy that simply must be read by any actor, playwright or decent human being.

About Plays, Prose Writings and Poems. Introduction by Terry Eagleton. Oscar Wilde has been acknowledged as the wittiest writer in the English language. This collection proves that he was also one of the most versatile.

Oscar Wilde Plays, Prose and Poems This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.

This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied/5().

Oscar Wilde was born on October 16,in Dublin, Ireland. He was educated at Trinity College in Dublin and at Magdalen College, Oxford, and settled in London, where he .Wilde’s classic comedy of manners, The Importance of Being Earnest, a satire of Victorian social hypocrisy and considered Wilde’s greatest dramatic achievement, and his other popular plays—Lady Windermere’s Fan, An Ideal Husband, and Salome—challenged contemporary notions of sex and sensibility, class and cultural io-holding.com Edition: Enriched Classic.Apr 05,  · The edition affords a rare chance to see Wilde's best known work in the context of his entire dramatic output, and to appreciate plays which have hitherto received scant critical attention.

Wilde's plays have never failed to delight audiences and are a lasting testimony to their author's supreme wit and theatrical genius. show more/5(K).