Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde

About the Book

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. This volume includes all Wilde's plays from his early tragedy Vera to the controversial Salome and the little known fragments, La Sainte Courtisane and A Florentine Tragedy. 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.

Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Fourtth Estate, 2003

Includes indexes

Genre
Correspondence

The Physical Object

Pagination
xv, 384 p. :
Number of pages
384

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL17208426M
ISBN 10
0786719079
ISBN 13
9780786719075
OCLC/WorldCat
76893177
Library Thing
1904191
Goodreads
43249

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