The Resource An ideal husband, (electronic resource)

An ideal husband, (electronic resource)

Label
An ideal husband
Title
An ideal husband
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Although Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) created a wide range of poetry, essays, and fairy tales (and one novel) in his brief, tragic life, he is perhaps best known as a dramatist. His witty, clever drama, populated by brilliant talkers skilled in the art of riposte and paradox, are still staples of the theatrical repertoire. An Ideal Husband revolves around a blackmail scheme that forces a married couple to reexamine their moral standards - providing, along the way, a wry commentary on the rarity of politicians who can claim to be ethically pure. A supporting cast of young lovers, society matrons, an overbearing father, and a formidable femme fatale continually exchange sparkling repartee, keeping the play moving at a lively pace. ike most of Wilde's plays, this scintillating drawing-room comedy is wise, well-constructed, and deeply satisfying. An instant success at its 1895 debut, the play continues to delight audiences over one hundred years later. An Ideal Husband is a must-read for Wilde fans, students of English literature, and anyone delighted by wit, urbanity, and timeless sophistication
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Ideal husband (Motion picture)
Dewey number
791.43617
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
PerformerNote
Rupert Everett, Julianne Moore, Jeremy Northam, Cate Blanchett, Minnie Driver
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  • 1961-
  • 1854-1900
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  • Everett, Rupert
  • Moore, Julianne
  • Northam, Jeremy
  • Parker, Oliver
  • Wilde, Oscar
  • hoopla digital
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  • Wilde, Oscar
  • Scandals
  • Husbands
  • Electronic books
  • London (England)
  • Film adaptations
  • Feature films
  • Comedy films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Label
An ideal husband, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11604098
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11604098
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11604098
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
An ideal husband, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11604098
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11604098
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11604098
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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