Commentaries on Individual Plays V

“Love Is Law”  (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’ (212-16 on the play)

 Mr and Mrs Daventry
(by Frank Harris, based on Wilde’s scenario)

Bell, T. H. ‘Oscar Wilde’s unwritten play.’ Bookman 71 1930 139-50

Bird, Alan. The plays of Oscar Wilde. NY: Barnes & Noble, 1977, 200-208

Hyde, H. Montgomery. ‘Introduction.’ Pp 7-43 in Frank Harris. Mr. and Mrs. Daventry: A Play in Four Acts by Frank Harris, based on the scenario by Oscar Wilde. London: Richards, 1956

 La Sainte Courtisane; or, The Woman Covered with Jewels

Bird, Alan. The plays of Oscar Wilde. NY: Barnes & Noble, 1977, 187-92

Monkshood, G. F. ‘Oscar Wilde’s only unpublished play: “The Woman Covered with Jewels.”’ Reynolds’s Newspaper Aug 23, 1903 2

Nassaar, Christopher S. ‘Wilde’s La Sainte Courtisane.’ Explicator 56 1997 28-30

Vernadakis, Emmanuel. ‘Oscar Wilde, Tennessee Williams and the palimpsest of the courtesan.’ Pp 229-40 in Georges Letissier, ed. Rewriting / Reprising: plural intertextualities. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2009 (on the play and Salomé compared to two by Williams)

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