Sep 11, Tosh rated it it was amazing Reading an Oscar Wilde play is sort of like life being perfect. The structure of the work is faultless, the dialogue is uber-clever and fantastic.
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In the play Lady Windermere's Fan, by Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere is a young, aristocratic, and devout wife who is married to a very well-respected man. Her marriage has been successful and she has a . Lady Windermere’s Fan, Lady Windermere, Act 1. It’s a curious thing about the game of marriage – a game, by the way, that is going out of fashion – the wives . 82 quotes from Lady Windermere's Fan: ‘We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.’ “Good heavens! how marriage ruins a man! It's as demoralizing as cigarettes, and far more expensive.” The world has grown so suspicious of anything that looks like a happy married life.” ― Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's.
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82 quotes from Lady Windermere's Fan: ‘We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.’ “Good heavens! how marriage ruins a man! It's as demoralizing as cigarettes, and far more expensive.” The world has grown so suspicious of anything that looks like a happy married life.” ― Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's.
Lady Windermere is forced to reconsider her harsh judgments of Mrs.
Erlynne (unbeknownst to her, her own mother) when the latter saves Lady Windermere from disgrace. Lady Windermere’s Fan, the first of Wilde’s social comedies, opened on February 20, , in London to lukewarm reviews. The introduction includes an account of Wilde's life and a detailed analysis of Lady Windermere's Fan as well as its stage history.
Ian Small is Professor of English Literature at the University of Birmingham.
Transcript of Lady Windermere's Fan: Key Quotes Explained. Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde: Key Quotes Explained by Jenna Romano The world has grown so suspicious of anything that looks like a happy married life." (Wilde ) In this quote from Lady Plymdale to Lord Windermere, Wilde is alluding to the hypocrisy of the Victorian upper.
Lady Windermere's Fan, A Play About a Good Woman is a four-act comedy by Oscar Wilde, first performed on Saturday, 20 February , at the St James's Theatre in London.. The story concerns Lady Windermere, who suspects that her husband is having an affair with another woman.