An Ideal Husband.pdf

An Ideal Husband

Oscar Wilde

The octagon room at Sir Robert Chiltern’s house in Grosvenor Square. [The room is brilliantly lighted and full of guests. At the top of the staircase stands LADY CHILTERN, a woman of grave Greek beauty, about twenty-seven years of age. She receives the guests as they come up. Over the well of the staircase hangs a great chandelier with wax lights, which illumine a large eighteenth- century French tapestry—representing the Triumph of Love, from a design by Boucher—that is stretched on the staircase wall. On the right is the entrance to the music-room. The sound of a string quartette is faintly heard. The entrance on the left leads to other reception-rooms. MRS. MARCHMONT and LADY BASILDON, two very pretty women, are seated together on a Louis Seize sofa. They are types of exquisite fragility. Their affectation of manner has a delicate charm. Watteau would have loved to paint them].” (Tanıtım Bülteninden)

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Sofi Voighua

In An Ideal Husband, Oscar Wilde presents a very critical and cynical view of society. The play's irony relies more on the biting cynicism of political and social corruption than anything else. There are four major institutions the play portrays as corrupt.

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Mattio Mazios

― Oscar Wilde, An Ideal Husband. tags: humor, marriage. 34 likes. Like “Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast” ― Oscar Wilde, An Ideal Husband. tags: humour, oscar-wilde, witticism. 32 likes. Like “You are Beautiful when you are happy” ― Oscar Wilde, An Ideal ... An Ideal Husband is an 1895 play by Oscar Wilde, his third most popular work after The Importance of Being Earnest and The Picture of Dorian Gray. In it Wilde explores hypocrisy, corruption, forgiveness and other themes with his trademark epigrammatic humor.

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Noe Schulzzo

Sexy leading man Rupert Everett heads an acclaimed all-star cast in this wonderfully witty story of decadence, romance, and scandal! Sir Robert is a highly ...

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Jason Statham

On this page you find summaries, notes, study guides and many more for the textbook An Ideal Husband, written by Oscar Wilde. The summaries are written by students themselves, which gives you the best possible insight into what is important to study about this book. Subjects like rossetti, pre-raphelite, play, london society, drama and poetry & An ideal husband will be dealt with. An Ideal Husband is an 1895 stage play by Oscar Wilde that revolves around blackmail and political corruption, and touches on the themes of public and private ...

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