9781408137208

An Ideal Husband

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  • ISBN13:

    9781408137208

  • ISBN10:

    1408137208

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-10-10
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama

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Summary

One of Wilde's most successful and most frequently revived plays, An Ideal Husbandhas divided critics more than any other. Treating political intrigue, financial fraud, blackmail, scandal and spin, and the role of women in public life, it is a play which engaged with issues of vital importance to its late-Victorian audience, which continue to resonate today.

Author Biography

Sos Eltis is a Fellow in English at Brasenose College, Oxford, and a member of the Oxford University English Faculty. She is also a senior member of the Oxford University Dramatic Society and a member of the board of Oxford Playhouse Theatre. She has written extensively on Victorian and modern drama, and on Oscar Wilde in particular.

Russell Jackson is Allardyce Nicoll Chair in Drama and Theatre Arts at the University of Birmingham.

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