Why Oscar didn’t get it right on political corruption

Oscar Wilde’s play, An Ideal Husband, currently in the Abbey Theatre, is wonderfully produced and acted. The play is occasionally funny.

13th September, 2008

Oscar Wilde’s play, An Ideal Husband, currently in the Abbey Theatre, is wonderfully produced and acted. The play is occasionally funny.

‘‘Now that the House of Commons is trying to become more useful, it does a great deal of harm. Oh, I don’t care about the London season. It is too matrimonial. People are either hunting for husbands or hiding from them. The music is in German, you wouldn’t understand it.”...

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