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An Ideal Husband

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Author: Oscar Wilde
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A Study Guide for Oscar Wilde's "An Ideal Husband"

A Study Guide for Oscar Wilde's ISBN: 1410349144
Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning
Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Number of Pages: 32 
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A Study Guide for Oscar Wilde's "An Ideal Husband," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Drama For Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Drama For Students for all of your research needs.

An Ideal Husband

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Author: Oscar OSCAR WILDE
Number of Pages: 138 
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Collection of classics by authors and texts that have endured over time. Literary works that have left us their legacy to our cultural tradition and its prestige endures. A tour of the masterpieces of classical letters and their great authors such as: Oscar Wilde, William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, Daniel Defoe, Jack London, Bram Stocker, Arthur Conan Doyle, Jane Austen, mong other great authors of literature.

An Ideal Husband

An Ideal Husband ebook ISBN: 9781797688046
Publisher: Independently Published
Author: Oscar Wilde
Number of Pages: 116 
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Wilde's scintillating drawing-room comedy revolves around a blackmail scheme that forces a married couple to reexamine their moral standards. A supporting cast of young lovers, society matrons, and a formidable femme fatale exchange sparkling repartee, keeping the action of the play at a lively pace.

An IDEAL HUSBAND Complete Annotated Version

An IDEAL HUSBAND Complete Annotated Version ebook ISBN:
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Author: Oscar Wilde
Number of Pages: 188 
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The play opens with a party at the Chiltern house, in which all the principal characters are introduced. At this party, Mrs. Cheveley blackmails Sir Robert and forces him to support her Argentine Canal scheme, wherein she has invested heavily. She has in her possession a letter he wrote early in his public career wherein he bought state secrets and techniques for an excellent fortune that has supported him to at the present time. Faced with positive destroy, Sir Robert has no choice but to accept Mrs. Cheverly's terms, and agrees to head earlier than the House of Commons and publicly aid the canal. Later inside the night time, Lady Chiltern, who prides herself on having a "perfect husband" and is unaware of Sir Robert's previous corruption, appeals to his morality and forces him to jot down a letter retracting his promise to Mrs. Cheveley. Toward the cease of the act, Lord Goring and Mabel Chiltern find out a reputedly misplaced diamond brooch that Goring acknowledges as something he gave to someone lengthy ago. Lord Goring keeps the brooch and tells Mabel to tell him if each person asks for it.In Act II Lord Goring and Sir Robert discuss his plight, and Sir Robert relates why he dispatched the letter to Baron Arnheim, selling the state secret, such a lot of years ago. Lord Goring indicates Sir Robert must screen his immoral deed to Lady Chiltern, but he cannot fathom disappointing her and shattering her best image of him. Instead, Sir Robert wires to Vienna looking for information on Mrs. Cheveley, hoping to uncover something he can use to combat in opposition to her blackmail. Lady Chiltern enters and Sir Robert escapes alternatively fast. Lord Goring talks with Lady Chiltern, trying to see how she may react upon getting to know of Sir Robert's indiscretion. Lady Chiltern holds her husband in the highest regard and does no longer trust him able to corruption. Lord Goring warns Lady Chiltern that she has alternatively harsh views, and that life need to be lead with love in preference to judgment.After Lord Goring departs, Lady Markby and Mrs. Cheveley visit. Mrs. Cheveley lost a diamond brooch at the Chiltern's celebration and asks if it has been found. The ladies chat for a short while, and then Lady Markby departs to make a brief go to a nearby buddy. Left alone, Lady Chiltern and Mrs. Cheveley trade heated phrases. Mrs. Cheveley exhibits Sir Robert's past simply as he enters the room to discover his wife and his blackmailer collectively. He orders Mrs. Cheveley to go away, and she complies best after threatening him again. Lady Chiltern begs Sir Robert to disclaim Mrs. Cheverly's accusations, but he does now not, and ultimately tells her the fact approximately his past. She recoils from him in melancholy, her ideal photo of him shattered. The act closes with a tirade wherein Sir Robert curses how women placed guys upon not possible pedestals. He tells his wife she has ruined him, and storms out. Lady Chiltern, in extremely good ache, tries to comply with, but unearths her husband long gone.

Wilde Complete Plays

Wilde Complete Plays ebook ISBN: 1408149168
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Author: Oscar Wilde
Number of Pages: 624 
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This volume contains everything Wilde wrote in dramatic form Wilde's masterpiece The Importance of Being Earnest is printed here in its usual three-act form, but with an appendix containing the best material from the original four-act version. Also included are his three 'problem plays', Lady Windermere's Fan, A Woman of No Importance and An Ideal Husband, as well as his once-banned Salome and several other little-known but fascinating dramas. H. Montgomery Hyde, an acknowledged expert on Wilde and author of several books on him, provides an introduction to Wilde's life and work with special attention to the composition and performance of the plays. "Wilde is to me our only thorough playwright. He plays with everything: with wit, with philosophy, with drama, with actors and audiences, with the whole theatre" (George Bernard Shaw)

A Woman of No Importance

A Woman of No Importance ebook ISBN: 9789390230600
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Author: Oscar Wilde
Number of Pages: 246 
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A Woman of No Importance is a play by Irish playwright Oscar Wilde. The play premièred on 19 April 1893 at London's Haymarket Theatre. 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 honour.

An Ideal Husband?

An Ideal Husband? ebook ISBN: 1460310314
Publisher: Harlequin
Author: Michelle Styles
Number of Pages: 288 
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To marry a rake When heiress Sophie Ravel finds herself in a compromising situation, notorious Richard Crawford, Viscount Bingfield, swoops in and saves her reputation. She might have escaped the attentions of one undesirable, but will Richard's protection expose her to even more scandal? Richard curses his impetuousness at offering a betrothal in the heat of the moment. He gladly accepts Sophie's terms that their engagement remain a pretense…until, quite by chance, he unlocks his shy fiancée's passionate nature. Now nothing will steer him from wedding—then bedding—his blushing bride….

Un mari idéal

Un mari idéal ebook ISBN: 9782080711892
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Author: Oscar Wilde
Number of Pages: 342 
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Le mari idéal, c'est Sir Robert Chiltern : raffiné, talentueux et très riche, il mène une brillante. carrière politique, au grand bonheur de son épouse. Tout se complique lorsque la machiavélique Mrs Cheveley menace de le faire chanter : si Chiltern n'accepte pas de soutenir le projet du canal d'Argentine, dans lequel elle a des intérêts, elle dévoilera de quelle odieuse manière il a autrefois bâti sa fortune. Prêt à tout pour sauver son honneur, Chiltern fait appel à son ami Lord Goring. Ce dandy désœuvré parviendra peut-être, entre deux mots d'esprit, à déjouer les plans de la belle vénéneuse... C'est avec humour et poésie que cette pièce, l'avant-dernière comédie de Wilde, s'en prend aux vices de la société victorienne du tournant du siècle, cynique et décadente.

An Ideal Husband Companion

An Ideal Husband Companion ebook ISBN: 1621074757
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides
Author: Oscar Wilde
Number of Pages: 300 
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Blackmail, political corruption, drama! Sounds like a great comedic premise. So why aren't you laughing? Maybe because "An Ideal Husband" was written over 100 years ago. Despite being one of Oscar Wilde's greatest works, some of the ideas and concepts are a little confusing today. If you need a little help, then this study guide is just for you! This contains a comprehension study of Wilde’s classic work (including chapter summaries for every chapter, overview of themes and characters, and other historical content). This edition also includes the complete text of the play. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

Her Notorious Rake/an Ideal Husband?/Hattie Wilkinson Meets Her Match

Her Notorious Rake/an Ideal Husband?/Hattie Wilkinson Meets Her Match ebook ISBN: 9781867205982
Publisher: Mills & Boon
Author: Michelle Styles
Number of Pages: 544 
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An Ideal Husband? When heiress Sophie Ravel finds herself in a compromising situation, notorious Richard Crawford, Viscount Bingfield, swoops in and saves her reputation! She might have escaped the attentions of one undesirable, but will Richard's protection expose her to even more scandal? Richard curses his impetuousness at offering a betrothal in the heat of the moment! He gladly accepts Sophie's terms that their engagement remains a pretense until, quite by chance, he unlocks his shy fiancée's passionate nature. Now nothing will steer him from wedding - then bedding - his blushing bride... Hattie Wilkinson Meets Her Match In the eyes of the ton Hattie Wilkinson is a respectable widow, content with her safe, if somewhat modest life. On the other hand Sir Christopher Foxton prides himself on being regarded as one of London's most notorious rakes, with a particularly mischievous streak! Upon their first meeting Kit threatens to shatter Hattie's well-ordered peace - and her reputation! - if only she'll allow herself to succumb to his playful advances. This time they've both finally met their match...

The Ideal Husband

The Ideal Husband ebook ISBN: 0446553433
Publisher: Hachette UK
Author: Shari Anton
Number of Pages: 300 
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Having been saved by handsome Geoffrey Hamelin, Leah of Pecham takes the injured man home, where her dishonor will become a thing of the past as she passes Geoffrey off as her husband. Original.

An Ideal Marriage?

An Ideal Marriage? ebook ISBN: 145926925X
Publisher: Harlequin
Author: Helen Bianchin
Number of Pages: 192 
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The trophy wife When Gabbi married Benedict Nicols, it was the wedding of the decade, uniting two prominent, wealthy families. To the outside world, it seemed the perfect match. No one would guess Gabbi's secret heartache: that she loved her husband, but to him she was simply a social accessory…. Benedict also expected Gabbi to provide him with a son and heir. If she didn't, her glamorous stepsister was only too eager to give Benedict everything he wanted! Suddenly, Gabbi had a fight on her hands to save her marriage…. And Benedict was definitely a man worth fighting for! Helen Bianchin creates "tantalizing sexual tension." —Romantic Times

Selected works of Oscar Wilde

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Publisher: Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing
Author: Oscar Wilde
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Selected works of Oscar Wilde from the series "Best of the Best" is the book that everyone should read to understand themselves and each other. The authors and works for this book series were selected, as a result of numerous studies, analysis of the texts over the past 100 years and the demand for readers. It must be read in order to understand the world around us, its history, to recognize the heroes, to understand the winged expressions and jokes that come from these literary works. Reading these books will mean the discovery of a world of self-development and self-expression for each person. These books have been around for decades, and sometimes centuries, for the time they recreate, the values they teach, the point of view, or simply the beauty of words. This volume of the Best of the Best series includes famous works THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY AN IDEAL HUSBAND THE CANTERVILLE GHOST THE HAPPY PRINCE. THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE ROSE. THE SELFISH GIANT. THE DEVOTED FRIEND. THE REMARKABLE ROCKET. THE YOUNG KING THE BIRTHDAY OF THE INFANTA THE SOUL OF MAN THE FISHERMAN AND HIS SOUL THE STAR-CHILD LADY WINDERMERE’S FAN DE PROFUNDIS A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE POEMS POEMS IN PROSE LORD ARTHUR SAVILE’S CRIME THE PORTRAIT OF Mr. W. H. AND OTHER STORIES INTENTIONS ESSAYS AND LECTURES