An Ideal Husband

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Courier Corporation, Feb 1, 2001 - Humor - 78 pages
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Wilde's scintillating drawing-room comedy revolves around a blackmail scheme that forces a married couple to reexamine their moral standards. A supporting cast of young lovers, society matrons, and a formidable femme fatale exchange sparkling repartee, keeping the action of the play at a lively pace.
 

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User Review  - hemlokgang - LibraryThing

A witty commentary on the double standards which politicians, and people in general, are often expected to live up to. A timeless theme, apparently! Read full review

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User Review  - Bagpuss - LibraryThing

Prior to this, I’d read Wilde’s only published novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray and his play A Woman of No Importance - both of which were excellent, and this play lives up to the standard of those ... Read full review

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ACT I
1
ACT II
24
ACT III
45
ACT IV
63
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Poet and playwright Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) remains best known for his comedies of the 1890s, including The Importance of Being Earnest, and for his tragic imprisonment and untimely death.

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