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Free site book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Book: An Ideal Husband. An Ideal Husband is an comedic stage play by Oscar Wilde which revolves around blackmail and political corruption, and touches on the themes of public and private honour. The octagon room at Sir Robert Chiltern’s house in Grosvenor Square. This comedy revolves around blackmail and political corruption, and touches on public and private honour over the course of a twenty-four hour period. ent to put Lord Goring into a class quite by himself. MABEL CHILTERN.


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Free download of An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde. Available in PDF, ePub and site. Read, write reviews and more. 'I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to one's self.' An Ideal Husbandis a comic drama of political and personal. Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Chapman, author of the bestselling The Five Love Languages, teams up with psychologist Thomas for thoughtful.

An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde

The sound of a string quartette is faintly heard. The entrance on the left leads to other reception—rooms. They are types of exquisite fragility. Their affectation of manner has a delicate charm.

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Watteau would have loved to paint them. I suppose so. Are you? Horribly tedious!

An Ideal Husband

Never know why I go. Never know why I go anywhere. I come here to be educated. I hate being educated! So do I.

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But dear Gertrude Chiltern is always telling me that I should have some serious purpose in life. So I come here to try to find one. The man who took me in to dinner talked to me about his wife the whole time.

How very trivial of him! Terribly trivial! What did your man talk about? About myself. What martyrs we are, dear Margaret!

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Description Comments Ungluers 2 More It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to one's self. Sir Robert Chiltern is the 'ideal husband' of the play's title, a brilliant young politician, whose eloquence and high principles have set him on the path to high office.

His wife, Lady Chiltern, shares his ideals and is a great society beauty. They have the 'ideal' social and political partnership, but Sir Robert has a secret: Threatened with the revelation of this secret by the glamorous adventuress Mrs Cheveley, Sir Robert turns to his best friend Lord Goring for advice - and thanks to the wit and resourcefulness of this wit and dandy, he has every prospect of being rescued from the revelations that would destroy his social and political career.

Wilde's play was first performed in January , the year of his own disgrace and imprisonment. This student edition contains a fully annotated version of the playtext. The introduction includes an account of Wilde's life and a detailed analysis of An Ideal Husbandas well as of its stage history.

He has published widely on theatre history, including Shakespearean performance, and especially Shakespeare in the cinema. Why read this book?

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Because he leads such an idle life. Their affectation of manner has a delicate charm. How very trivial of him! Please note that you will be liable for damages including costs and attorneys' fees if you materially misrepresent that the material is infringing your copyright.

This student edition contains a fully annotated version of the playtext. For items not readily available, we'll provide ongoing estimated ship and delivery time frames.