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Ideal Husband, an (1895) [Play]
by Oscar Wilde Rating: Weighted - 7.8 / Average - 7.8 of 10 (5 votes) (Rate!)
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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.

Like most of Wilde's plays, the 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.

Original title: An Ideal Husband
Original languages: English


Genre: Drama and PlaysComedyComedy Of Manners

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Plays of Oscar Wilde, the (1900) [Omnibus Volume]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Complete Works of Oscar Wilde (1948) [Omnibus Volume]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Picture of Dorian Gray and Other Writings, the (1982) [Collection]
      Author: Oscar Wilde

Edition #1: An Ideal Husband

An Ideal Husband (1895)
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Language: English

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An Ideal Husband (2000)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Mineola, NY
Publisher: Dover Thrift Editions
ISBN: 9780486414232
Dimensions: 5.1 x 8 x 0.3 in
Pages: 78

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An Ideal Husband (1999)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 9780140287950
Dimensions: 5 x 7.7 x 0.4 in
Pages: 217

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