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...With its author's trademark wit, social satire and outrageous paradox, Wilde’s play shows us the destructiveness of gossip and superficial judgement, and examines the ambiguous sexual morality and gender politics at the heart of the British...

Lady Windermere's Fan

Written by

Oscar Wilde

and

Ian Small

Edited by

Ian Small

~playauthor~Written by~ Oscar Wilde , Ian Small ~playauthor~Edited by~ Ian Small

Methuen Drama, 2002

New Mermaids

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (16), Female (9), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...With its author's trademark wit, social satire and outrageous paradox, Wilde’s play shows us the destructiveness of gossip and superficial judgement, and examines the ambiguous sexual morality and gender politics at the heart of the British...
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...Widely considered one of the funniest plays in English, Wilde’s much loved masterpiece throws love, logic and language into the air to make one of theatre’s most dazzling firework displays. Jack, Algy, Gwendolyn and Cecily discover how...
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...This final play from the pen of Oscar Wilde is a stylish send-up of Victorian courtship and manners, complete with assumed names, mistaken lovers, and a lost handbag. Jack and Algernon are best friends, both wooing ladies who think...
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...A tender love story, a serpentine villainess, a glittering setting in London society and a shower of Wildean witticisms are only a few of the reasons this play has enjoyed hugely successful revivals in London and New York. This 1895 drama...

A Florentine Tragedy

Written by

Oscar Wilde

~playauthor~Written by~ Oscar Wilde

Methuen Drama, 1988

World Classics

Playtext

Roles: Total (3), Female (2), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...A Florentine Tragedy is a tragedy in blank-verse set in the sixteenth century. It tells the story of the illicit love between a burgher's wife, Bianca, and the young heir to the throne of Florence, Guido. Guido has come to the house...
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...Devilishly attractive Lord Illingworth is notorious for his skill as a seducer. But he is still invited to all the “best” houses while his female conquests must hide their shame in seclusion. In this devastating comedy, Wilde uses his...

Salomé

Written by

Oscar Wilde

~playauthor~Written by~ Oscar Wilde

Methuen Drama, 1988

World Classics

Playtext

Roles: Total (14), Female (2), Male (12), Unassigned (0)

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...Salomé is a short, but bewitching tragedy based on the biblical story of King Herod in the New Testament. Telling a tale of lustful desire and power, the language of the play is saturated and verbose, and the imagery, decadent and lush...

The Importance of Being Earnest

Written by

Oscar Wilde

and

Russell Jackson

Edited by

Russell Jackson

~playauthor~Written by~ Oscar Wilde , Russell Jackson ~playauthor~Edited by~ Russell Jackson

Methuen Drama, 1988

New Mermaids

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (9), Female (4), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest is presented here in the New Mermaids series, complete with its scholarly annotation and context. Wilde’s ‘trivial play for serious people’, a sparkling comedy of manners...
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...The Rolls-Royce of English comedies, this entertaining and still topical play brings an act of political sin into the heart of the English home. As an ambitious government minister, Sir Robert Chiltern’s smooth ascent to the top seems...