Woman of No Importance
York Notes Advanced

By Oscar Wilde
Notes By Frances Gray
October 2007
Longman / Pearson Education
Distrubuted by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
ISBN: 9781405861793
125 pages, 5 3/4" x 8 1/4"
$17.95 Paper Original

For more than 25 years, York Notes have been helping students throughout the UK to get the inside track on the written word.

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York Notes Advanced offer a fresh and accessible approach to English Literature. Written by established literature experts, they introduce students to a more sophisticated analysis, a range of critical perspectives and wider contexts.

Contents Include:

Part 1: Introduction
How to Study a play
Reading A Woman of No Importance
Part 2: The Text
Note on the text
Detailed Summaries
Extended Commentaries
Part 3: Critical Approaches
Language and Style
Part 4: Critical History
Original Reception & early critical views
Critical History
Contemporary approaches
Part Five: Background
Oscar Wilde's life and work
Historical Background
Literary and theatrical background

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