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. El abanico de Lady Windermere es una obra de teatro en cuatro actos de Oscar Wilde, estrenada el 22 de febrero de en el Teatro St James. La obra. El Abanico de Lady Windermere/La Santa Cortesana/Una Tragedia Florentina has 18 ratings and 2 reviews: Published March 28th by Oscar Wilde.

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Willde Preview See a Problem? Will Hawkins rated it it was ok Jun 28, Jannet rated it liked it Jul 15, He never returned to Ireland or Britain, and died in poverty. Sep 10, S. Audible Download Audio Books.

The next day, Lady Windermere is lying windfrmere the couch of the morning room anxious about whether to tell her husband what actually happened, or whether Mrs Erlynne will have already betrayed her secret.

Lord Windermere appears to all – including to his young wife Margaret – as the perfect husband. To crown it all he asks his wife to invite the detestable woman to her own birthday party.

How can I save her? Lord Darlington refuses to co-operate, believing that Lady Windermere has come to him.

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The epitome of everything associated with Oscar Wilde—light commentary on London society of the s, plot primarily a framework upon which to hang eminently quotable quips. Lady Windermere returns with the photograph which she presents to Mrs Erlynne, and requests that Lord Windermere check for the return of Mrs Erlynne’s coach.


Alaine rated it it was ok Apr 11, Various guests enter, and make small-talk.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. She confronts him with it but although he denies it, he invites the other woman, Mrs Erlynne, to his wife’s birthday ball.

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Lady Windermere leaves in disgust to prepare for the party, and Lord Windermere reveals in soliloquy that he is protecting Mrs Erlynne’s true identity to save his windremere extreme humiliation. Scholar Paul Fortunato describes Oscar Wilde as a modernist, who used his modern aesthetics so as to direct him into the realm of mass culture. Whilst Lady Windermere leaves the room to find one, the story is revealed: Mrs Erlynne’s arrival is announced along with the return of the fan, and despite her husband’s protestations, Lady Windermere insists on seeing her.

Fortunato elaborates on the facets of his aestheticism—an aestheticism that distorts and oacar on the surface, rejects any notion of an authentic self, and centres on the female aesthete and woman of fashion. Edgar added it Sep 12, As he describes, understanding Wilde as a modernist through his writing of Lady Windermere’s Fan can help us understand the disparity between mass culture and high society.

El Abanico de Lady Windermere

Wilde bridges this by theorising his modern aesthetics beneath the ornamental surface of fashion and elite society. She takes the letter and exits to locate Lady Windermere. Both were talented artists with strong ideas about their art. The Duchess of Berwick calls and Lord Darlington leaves shortly thereafter. He is sympathetic towards her and suggests that as the London season is almost over that they head to their country estate to forget the recent incident.


Several of his plays continue to be widely performed, especially The Importance of Being Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish playwright, poet, and author of numerous short stories, and one novel. I don’t recommend this one. Angered by her husband’s supposed unfaithfulness, Lady Windermere decides to leave her husband for another lover.

El Abanico de Lady Windermere/La Santa Cortesana/Una Tragedia Florentina

Perhaps my rating will change after I watch the movie? Except here it had the Agatha thing.

The two women hide. It’s a solid, heartwarming story but it lacks the wit, humor, and creativity that I’d expect from Oscar Wilde. He requests that she send Mrs Erlynne an invitation to her birthday ball that evening to help her back into society. While reading the lary, a brief monologue reveals that she is in fact Lady Windermere’s mother and made a similar mistake herself twenty years previously.

As Lord Windermere rises to leave, the fan is pointed out to him, which he instantly recognises as his abqnico. The Reading For P Want to Read saving…. This was Oscar Wilde’s first success theatrically. Lady Windermere’s Fan — Act Two. No soy fan del teatro de Oscar Wilde. Florencia rated it it was amazing Sep 20, Known for his biting wit, and a plentitude of aphorisms, he became one of the most successful playwrights of the late Victorian era in London, and one of the greatest celebrities of his day.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not one of my favourite.