Center Reads “Lady Windermere's Fan” by Oscar Wilde
Join us to discuss the favored classic, “Lady Windermere’s Fan.” This book is a story about Lady Windermere, who suspects that her husband is having an affair with another woman. Clever dialogue, fast-paced repartee and pithy epigrams abound in this sparkling Victorian comedy of manners. The first of Oscar Wilde’s dramas, the 1892 play attests to the author’s legendary reputation as a wit and keen observer of ironic situations. In “Lady Windermere’s Fan,” Wilde offers a splendidly satirical view of society’s obsessive regard for appearances rather than reality.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
7 p.m. ET
Free with RSVP