Essays about: "Lady Windermere s Fan"

Found 1 essay containing the words Lady Windermere s Fan.

  1. 1. Wilde's Women : A feminist study of the female characters in Oscar Wilde’s comedies of manners: Lady Windermere’s Fan, A woman of No Importance and An Ideal Husband

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Minon Weber; [2017]
    Keywords : oscar wilde; wilde; comedies of manners; victorian England; society; Victorian Society; patriarchy; feminism; A Woman of No Importance; An Ideal Husband; Lady Windermere s Fan; Rita Felski; Felski; patriarchal society; transgressing gender boundaries; gender boundaries; fallen woman; fallen women; good women; good woman; stereotypes; theatre; play; plays; comedies; Oscar Wilde feminism; Oscar Wilde plays;

    Abstract : Towards the end of the 19th century, Wilde produced the three comedies that I will focus on in this essay. These plays, Lady Windermere’s Fan, A woman of No Importance and An Ideal Husband, are all comedies of manners: intelligent dramatic comedies satirising contemporary fashionable circles of society and its manners, as well as social expectations. READ MORE