A Study of the Modern Drama: A Handbook for the Study and Appreciation of the Best Plays, European, English and American, of the Last Half Century

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PLAYS
" Vera, or the Nihilists" ( 1883)
" The Duchess of Padua" ( 1883)
" Lady Windermere's Fan" ( 1892)
" A Woman of No Importance" ( 1893)
" An Ideal Husband" ( 1895)
" The Importance of Being Earnest" ( 1895)
" Salomé" ( 1896)

(There are, besides, two fragments of plays: " A Florentine Tragedy" and "La Sainte Courtisane." "For Love of the King" is a Burmese Masque. This last is published in London, 1922.)

Editions. -- There are many editions, more or less complete, of the works of Wilde. Among these the best are the Patrons' Edition, 12 vols. ( Garden City, no date), and the Ravenna Edition, 15 vols. ( N. Y. no date). The Plays of Oscar Wilde, 4 vols. ( Boston, 1905- 1907), includes all the plays and fragments; Vol. XII of the Patrons' Ed. includes " A Florentine Tragedy," "Salomé," and "La Sainte Courtisane"; The Plays of Oscar Wilde, 1 vol. ( N. Y. 1914), includes all the complete plays.

Separate Plays. -- " The Duchess of Padua" ( N. Y. 1906, London, 1909); " A Florentine Tragedy" ( N. Y. 1908); " An Ideal Husband" ( Boston, 1906, 2 eds., one in paper; London, 1899ff.); " The Importance of Being Earnest" ( London, no date, and several reprints; N. Y. no date, and reprints; Boston, 1906); " Lady Windermere's Fan" ( London, 1893, and reprints; N. Y. 1907, and reprints); " A Woman of No Importance" ( London, 1899, and reprints; Boston, 1906, 2 eds., one in paper; N. Y. no date, and reprints); " Vera" ( London, 1890); " Salomé" (in French, Paris, 1893; in English trans., London, 1894, and reprints; N. Y. 1906- 1911, and reprints, and in Poet Lore, Boston, 1907).

Reprints in Collections and Anthologies. -- " Lady Windermere's Fan" in Dickinson Chief Contemporary Dramatists ( Boston, 1915), and in Tatlock and Martin Representative English Plays ( N. Y. 1917); " The Importance of Being Earnest" in Moses' Representative British Dramas ( Boston, 1918); " Salomé" in Clark Representative One-Act Plays by British and Irish Authors ( Boston, 1921).


REFERENCES

Frank Harris, Oscar Wilde, His Life and Confessions, 2 vols. ( N. Y. 1918); L. C. Ingleby, Oscar Wilde ( London, 1907); Arthur Ransome, Oscar Wilde ( N. Y. 1912); Lord Alfred Douglas, Oscar Wilde and Myself ( N. Y. 1914); Anna Comtesse de Brémont, Oscar Wilde and His Mother ( London, no date); Stuart Mason, Oscar Wilde, Art and Morality ( London, 1912), and Bibliography of Oscar Wilde ( London, no date); W. W. Kenilworth, A Study of Oscar Wilde ( N. Y. 1912); Andri Gide, Oscar Wilde, a Study, trans. by S. Mason ( N. Y. 1905); R. H. Sherard, The Real Oscar Wilde ( London, 1915), and Oscar Wilde: the Story of an Unhappy Friendship ( London, 1902), and The Life of Oscar Wilde ( N. Y. 1906); R. T. Hopkins, Oscar Wilde, A Study of the Man and His Work ( London, 1913); E. La Jeunesse, A. Gide

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • What This Book is and How to Use It ix
  • The Norwegian Drama 1
  • References 6
  • References 18
  • The Danish Drama 23
  • The Swedish Drama 31
  • References 36
  • The Russian Drama 43
  • References 47
  • References 52
  • References 58
  • The German Drama 69
  • References 74
  • References 84
  • References 89
  • The Austrian Drama 93
  • Reference: 96
  • References 102
  • Rfferences 106
  • The Hungarian Drama 111
  • References 114
  • The French Drama 119
  • References 123
  • References 129
  • References 133
  • References 138
  • References 141
  • References 146
  • References 151
  • The Belgian Drama 159
  • References 165
  • The Dutch Drama 175
  • References 179
  • The Italian Drama 183
  • References 187
  • References 192
  • References 196
  • The Spanish Drama 201
  • References 206
  • References 209
  • References 214
  • The English Drama 219
  • References 223
  • References 236
  • References 243
  • References 253
  • References 264
  • References 269
  • References 274
  • References 282
  • References 285
  • Reffrences 292
  • References 297
  • References 302
  • References 307
  • References 312
  • References 321
  • The Irish Drama 329
  • References 338
  • References 346
  • References 350
  • References 354
  • The American Drama 359
  • References 363
  • References 370
  • References 377
  • References 382
  • References 385
  • References 390
  • References 394
  • References 400
  • References 406
  • The Yiddish Drama 411
  • References 415
  • References 418
  • Bibliographies 421
  • Index 487
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