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Lady Windermere's Fan: A Quick Read edition
Quick Read
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Lady Windermere's Fan: A Quick Read edition

Quick Read

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  • Aide EAN13 : 9782385822545
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Discover a new way to read classics with Quick Read.
This Quick Read edition includes both the full text and a summary for each
\- Reading time of the complete text: about 2 hours
\- Reading time of the summarized text: 3 minutes

"Lady Windermere's Fan" is a four-act comedy play by Oscar Wilde, first
performed in 1892. The story revolves around Lady Windermere, who suspects her
husband of having an affair with another woman. She confronts him and he
invites the other woman, Mrs Erlynne, to their birthday ball. Lady Windermere
decides to leave her husband for another lover, but Mrs Erlynne, who is
actually Lady Windermere's mother, tries to persuade her to return. Mrs
Erlynne sacrifices her reputation to save her daughter's marriage. The play
was written after Wilde's previous plays had little success, and he opted to
take a percentage of the profits instead of a fixed sum. The play underwent
revisions and rehearsals before its premiere. It explores themes of society,
infidelity, and the contrast between mass culture and high society. "Lady
Windermere's Fan" has been adapted into films, television productions, and a
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