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Lady Windermere's Fan (1892)

– tekijä: Oscar Wilde

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'My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people's' Lady Windermere has a happy marriage - or, at least, that's what she believes until one of London society's gossips, the Duchess of Berwick, arrives with her daughter to voice her suspicions about an affair Lord Windermere appears to be having. It's not just the Duchess who has evidence, however. Windermere's private bank book shows that he's been giving large sums of money to a 'Mrs Erlynne' - on frequent occasions - and he himself even admits to seeing much of the woman. To add insult to injury, Windermere insists that Mrs Erlynne is invited to the ball that is being held for Lady Windermere's birthday. Employing the witty dialogue, social satire and outrageous paradox for which he is still remembered, Wilde's play shows us the destructiveness of gossip and superficial judgement, examines the ambiguous sexual morality and gender politics at the heart of the British ruling class, while simultaneously challenging our perceptions of what constitutes a 'good woman'. This student edition contains a fully annotated version of the playtext. 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. He is the author of a number of critical studies on Wilde and has edited several of Wilde's works, including a scholarly edition of Wilde's second society comedy, A Woman of No Importance, also published in the New Mermaids series.… (lisätietoja)
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    chrisjones: For a later take on the costs of living with secrets in a repressed society
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We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. ( )
  SolangePark | May 1, 2021 |
I quite enjoyed Oscar Wilde's collection of short stories that I just read, but his plays are 100% why we came here! Even though the plots are highly melo-dramatic and based on a social class (and their ridiculous ideas of scandals) that most of us can't possibly understand (or want to, for that matter) Wilde's careful use of dialogue and sarcasm are perfection. "Lady Windermere's Fan" is a new play for me, and it didn't seem that great at the outset because the titular character is a bit of a square, but by the finale it had definitely grown on me. More than anything I appreciated that Wilde sought to tackle the subject of gender bias and inequality - a theme that was on point for the burgeoning sufferage movement of his era and still rings true today. Wilde may still have missed the mark a touch to be considered a true feminist, but at least he's asking the questions and putting the idea out there for his audience. ( )
  JaimieRiella | Feb 26, 2021 |
Young and deeply in love, the marriage of Lord and Lady Windermere is suddenly in peril when gossip assures the Lady that her husband has been keeping company with a notorious woman. This rumor is confirmed to be true by her husband, who then begs his wife to invite this friend of his to their society party that night, which the Lady refuses to do. Lord Windermere issues the invite on his wife's behalf, openly telling her that he does so because this woman wishes to be welcomed into society and he plans on helping her in that.
A story of deception and the intense scrutiny a person lived under, where whatever your relatives did reflected on you. Many of Wilde's best lines are here. ( )
  mstrust | Jan 1, 2021 |
A short four act play from the master of wit, Oscar Wilde. It threatens to become too melodramatic in its middle sections after a contrived setup, but he brings it all together nicely in the final act, and as always, peppers the script with droll one-liners and a satire of Victorian morality. The plot has a ‘loose’ woman showing up and seeming to have an affair with a married man, since he’s secretly paying her large sums of money and she’s known to be flirtatious. It turns out the woman is his wife’s mother, assumed dead since she was a baby, and she doesn’t want her identity made known to her daughter. Complicating things is the wife has an admirer of her own who wants to whisk her away to a different life abroad. Aside from his clever wordplay, I liked how in crafting this story, Wilde pointed out that all in the world cannot be simply be divided into good and evil, moral and immoral. The way sacrifices are made and left unsaid are touching, and fit together well at the conclusion.

Quotes:
On man’s condition:
“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”

On not caring what the world thinks:
“I won’t tell you that the world matters nothing, or the world’s voice, or the voice of society. They matter a great deal. They matter far too much. But there are moments when one has to choose between living one’s own life, fully, entirely, completely – or dragging out some false, shallow, degrading existence that the world in its hypocrisy demands. You have that moment now. Choose! Oh, my love, choose.”

On temptation:
“How securely one think one lives – out of reach of temptation, sin, folly. And then suddenly – Oh! Life is terrible. It rules us, we do not rule it.” ( )
2 ääni gbill | Nov 10, 2020 |
No, don't tell your wife
talking will just confuse her,
poor dumb lady brain. ( )
  Eggpants | Jun 25, 2020 |
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Wilde, Oscarensisijainen tekijäkaikki painoksetvahvistettu
Field, GinaKertojapäätekijäeräät painoksetvahvistettu
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Alkuteoksen nimi
Teoksen muut nimet
Alkuperäinen julkaisuvuosi
Henkilöt/hahmot
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Tärkeät paikat
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Tärkeät tapahtumat
Kirjaan liittyvät elokuvat
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Palkinnot ja kunnianosoitukset
Epigrafi (motto tai mietelause kirjan alussa)
Omistuskirjoitus
Tiedot englanninkielisestä Yhteisestä tiedosta. Muokkaa kotoistaaksesi se omalle kielellesi.
To the dear memory of Robert Earl of Lytton in affection and admiration
Ensimmäiset sanat
Tiedot englanninkielisestä Yhteisestä tiedosta. Muokkaa kotoistaaksesi se omalle kielellesi.
Is your ladyship at home this afternoon?
Sitaatit
Tiedot englanninkielisestä Yhteisestä tiedosta. Muokkaa kotoistaaksesi se omalle kielellesi.
Scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.
Crying is the refuge of plain women, but the ruin of pretty ones.
Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people's.
Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.
Viimeiset sanat
Tiedot englanninkielisestä Yhteisestä tiedosta. Muokkaa kotoistaaksesi se omalle kielellesi.
Erotteluhuomautus
Julkaisutoimittajat
Kirjan kehujat
Alkuteoksen kieli
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'My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people's' Lady Windermere has a happy marriage - or, at least, that's what she believes until one of London society's gossips, the Duchess of Berwick, arrives with her daughter to voice her suspicions about an affair Lord Windermere appears to be having. It's not just the Duchess who has evidence, however. Windermere's private bank book shows that he's been giving large sums of money to a 'Mrs Erlynne' - on frequent occasions - and he himself even admits to seeing much of the woman. To add insult to injury, Windermere insists that Mrs Erlynne is invited to the ball that is being held for Lady Windermere's birthday. Employing the witty dialogue, social satire and outrageous paradox for which he is still remembered, Wilde's play shows us the destructiveness of gossip and superficial judgement, examines the ambiguous sexual morality and gender politics at the heart of the British ruling class, while simultaneously challenging our perceptions of what constitutes a 'good woman'. This student edition contains a fully annotated version of the playtext. 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. He is the author of a number of critical studies on Wilde and has edited several of Wilde's works, including a scholarly edition of Wilde's second society comedy, A Woman of No Importance, also published in the New Mermaids series.

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