Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 17, 2017, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 7, 2016, Loved this book...and the story was amusing and of its time....short storey well worth reading.

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After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. She loved it, Reviewed in the United States on March 25, 2020.

4.6 out of 5 stars 2,479 # 1 Best Seller in French History.

Does this book contain inappropriate content? Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. I liked it just as much as The Importance of Being Earnest. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. I was unfamiliar with it and downloaded the script to read before seeing the play. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. --This text refers to an alternate.

The Importance of Being Earnest and The Picture of Dorian Gray are among his best known works.

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Sparkling wit combined with a big dose of bitter, Reviewed in the United States on November 10, 2012. Don’t buy! Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was born in Dublin in 1854. Besides the normal underscorings of shallowness, callousness and frivolity, this play highlights moral depravity. This is supposed to be a play written by Oscar Wilde. As ever, Wilde must amuse himself, but once he passes that, we have an exquisite disquisition on honor, morality, and the inequality between men and women. These ebooks can only be redeemed by recipients in the US. Tragically, typical homophobic societal "norms," particularly when he lived, forbade his life from ending in the manner of many of his works. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Ex: "You had higher sit down by me."

It is so full of grammatical errors and honestly seems like it was translated into a different language, then back into English by someone who doesn’t understand pronouns. Unable to add item to List. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 29, 2016, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 14, 2015.

A Woman of No Importance is a play by Irish playwright Oscar Wilde. But he wrote plays that confronted head-on societal hypocrisy, much in the area of the unspoken caste system in British society, particularly as it applied to women. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. It doesn't read that way. Had the acting been better it would have been a great movie as it did kind of stick to the writing of the book meaning there was a little bit of accurate script. I feel cheated to have paid for such a clumsy attempt at presenting this play.

The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work. A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (37 plays, 160 sonnets and 5 Poetry Books With Active Table of Contents), Frankenstein Collected: The Collected Frankenstein Stories (Illustrated), Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was a prolific Irish writer who wrote plays, fiction, essays, and poetry. And in light of currents in contemporary society, surely must be ripe for revisiting.

Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions. I won't write of the play itself which I think is worth having and reading. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Oscar Wilde was a clever early feminist! As ever, Wilde must amuse himself, but once he passes that, we have an exquisite disquisition on honor, morality, and the inequality between men and women. Reviewed in the United States on August 11, 2014. I realize Oscar Wilde's works are in the public domain, but this is not any sort of dialogue he would have written. The language and societal norms are a little bit dated, but the concept is spot-on.
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Its not bad. It skirts close to melodrama at times, but always features a humanity that will surprise fans of Wilde's wit.

I had just read Dollhouse a few weeks before so I was quite surprised at the similar themes evaluated in A Woman of No Importance. These promotions will be applied to this item: Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. It’s excellent literature. Like Wilde's other society plays, it satirizes English upper class society. The acting sucked and turned a very good Wilde book into something boring to view. It's as if a Japanese play had been translated into Romanian and then translated into English from a non-English speaker, with a rudimentary knowledge of the written language. --This text refers to an alternate.