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Author Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900, author

Title Vera, or, The nihilists / Oscar Wilde
Published [London] : Bloomsbury, [2013]
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Summary 'Vera' is a tragic melodrama which takes as its heroine a fictionalised account of Vera Zasulich, a Russian revolutionary in the pre-Bolshevik era; a 'Nihilist' as Dostoyevsky and Turgenev would have called her. In Wilde's play, Zasulich is exhorted by her imprisoned brother to join the Nihilist movement in Moscow. There she rises up the ranks to become one of the movement's top assassins. She falls in love with a fellow revolutionary, the brilliant Alexis, who in time will reveal a secret identity so unexpected that it will test to the last Vera's love and commitment to her ideals
Notes Previously issued in print: in The complete plays. London, Methuen Drama, 1988
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on October 21, 2013)
Subject Zasulich, V. I., 1849-1919 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Drama.
Form Electronic book
Author Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. Complete plays