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A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde (Book Analysis): Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde (Book Analysis): Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

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Unlock the more straightforward side of A Woman of No Importance with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!

This engaging summary presents an analysis of A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde, which tells the story of Gerald Arbuthnot, who has just been offered a job by the renowned dandy Lord Illingworth. However, his mother, who presents herself as a respectable churchgoing widow, strongly objects when she discovers his intentions, though she is reluctant to reveal the reason why; namely, that Lord Illingworth is actually Gerald’s father. Oscar Wilde was one of the most fascinating authors of the 19th century, known as much for his witticisms as for his writing. His most notable works include the novel The Picture of Dorian Gray and the comic plays An Ideal Husband and The Importance of Being Earnest.

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ISBN-13: 9782808017541
Publication date: 04/03/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 66
File size: 911 KB

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