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I said 'Lady' not 'Lake'

Advantages: A wonderful comedy with all the wit of Wilde.
Disadvantages: Rather outdated now

Women have a wonderful instinct about things. They can discover everything except the obvious.Oscar Wilde Lady Windermere's Fan If you read any of my other book reviews you would find it hard to believe that I have studied English L ...

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'I can resist everything except temptation.' - ahh, Mr. WIlde!

Advantages: 'Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about it.'
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For those of you who are unfamiliar with the works of Oscar Wilde, he was one of the greatest literary artists who ever wrote. Born on 16th October 1854 in Dublin, Ireland, Wilde excelled at his studies and went on to Trinity College, Dublin, and then Mag ...

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gentle fun

Advantages: easy to read, funny and quaint
Disadvantages: too short

Oscar Wilde was a literary genious. This lovely little play is one of his best, it is very funny, beautifully written and very easy to read. This would be a great introduction for anyone to Oscar Wilde. There is much misunderstanding throughout the p ...

mycatis 01.02.2008 · Read full review
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A sassy minx disrupts the aristocrats

Advantages: Very funny and a good play
Disadvantages: Sometimes need background knowledge to understand all aspects

...An amusing play, whether you plan to watch it, study it, or act in it, however, be warned, it can be absolutely awful. Done badly, Lady Windermere, her husband and others seem no more than two dimensional, cut-out characters of those found in higher socie ...

jimmy_larkin 08.01.2008 · Read full review
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Make Love Not War? I Don't Think So...

Advantages: hilarious and perfectly apt
Disadvantages: strange modern translation won't be for purists

Preamble: This review is of the 1988 Jeffrey Henderson translation of Aristophanes' Lysistrata. ISBN: 0941051021. N.B.: This review contains some R-rated language. I originally wrote this last year when I was participating in a production of the pla ...

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Review of Lysistrata - Aristophanes

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