Commentaries on Individual Plays I

“The Cardinal of Avignon” (Scenario)

Cohen, Philip K. The moral vision of Oscar Wilde. Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1978, 181-232: ‘Fortunes of the Christian hero: the later plays and scenarios’ (225-29 on the play)

The Duchess of Padua

Bird, Alan. The plays of Oscar Wilde. NY: Barnes & Noble, 1977, 29-53

Borsa, Mario. The English stage of today. London: John Lane, 1908, 84-95 (part on the play)

Brasol, Boris. Oscar Wilde: the man, the artist, the martyr. NY: Scribner’s, 1938, 133-39

Cohen, Philip K. The moral vision of Oscar Wilde. Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1978, 23-52: ‘Contours of moral conflict: The Duchess of Padua

Donohue, Joseph. ‘E. W. Godwin’s failed production of The Duchess of Padua.’ Wildean 30 2007 81-90

—–. ‘The first edition of The Duchess of Padua.’ Wildean 31 2007 81-90

Hankin, St. John. ‘The Duchess of Padua.’ Fortnightly Review 83 1908 791-802; revised as ‘The collected plays of Oscar Wilde’ on pp 181-201 in Hankin. The dramatic works, III. NY: Kennerley, 1912; repr. on pp 61-72 in Ellmann

Hartley, Kelver. Oscar Wilde: l’influence française dans son oeuvre. Paris: Librairie du Recueil Sirey, 1935, 105-68: ‘Son théâtre’ (114-22 on the play)

Kohl, Norbert. Oscar Wilde: the works of a conformist rebel. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1989, 41-47

Mackie, Gregory. ‘“The modern idea under an antique form”: aestheticism and theatrical archaeology in Oscar Wilde’s Duchess of Padua.’ Theatre Survey 53 2012 219-39

Nelson, Walter W. Oscar Wilde and the dramatic critics: a study in Victorian theatre. Lund: Bloms, 1989, 7-12: ‘The Duchess of Padua; Guido Ferranti

Pestka, Dariusz. Oscar Wilde: between aestheticism and anticipation of modernism. Torún: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Miko»aja Kopernika, 1999, 73-76: ‘The Duchess of Padua: between Elizabethan tragedy and Victorian melodrama’

Rao, M. Venkateswara. ‘The wayward woman in the “romantic plays” of Oscar Wilde.’ Treveni 59 iv 1990 74-77 (the play and Salome)

San Juan, Epifanio. The art of Oscar Wilde. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 1967, 106-10

Schroeder, Horst. ‘The “two early and disastrous German productions” of The Duchess of Padua.’ Wildean 31 2007 58-71

Worth, Katharine J. Oscar Wilde. London: Macmillan, 1983, 39-50

A Florentine Tragedy

Bek, Milulá. ‘On the dramaturgy of Zemlinsky’s Eine Florentinische Tragödie.’ Cambridge Opera Journal 7 1995 165-74 (the opera compared to the play)

Bird, Alan. The plays of Oscar Wilde. NY: Barnes & Noble, 1977, 192-99

Gagnier, Regenia. ‘Aesthetics and economics in A Florentine Tragedy.’ Modern Drama 37 1994 71-83

Meyerfield, Max. ‘Avant-propos à la traduction d’Une tragédie florentine (1907).’ Avant Scène Opéra 186 Sep-Oct 1998 36-39

Nava, José. Uma tragédia anti-florentia. Belo Horizonte: Impresa Oficial, 1968. 92 pp

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