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woman of no importance

Oscar Wilde

woman of no importance

a play.

by Oscar Wilde

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination182p. ;
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17266350M

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The upper echelons of English society mix, mingle and flirt, including Lady Caroline Pontefract (who is on her fourth husband), the witty and ironic Mrs. Allonby and the dandyish Lord Illingworth. Apr 09,  · A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II User Review - Book Verdict.

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The play premièred on 19 April at London's Haymarket Theatre. It is a testimony of Wilde's wit and his brand of dark comedy. It looks in particular at English upper class society and has been reproduced on stages in Europe and North America since his death in Jan 24,  · “A Woman of No Importance” is the biography of American heiress and super-spy Virginia Hall, who attempted to break into the ranks of the .