Molière was as important to me as Shakespeare, maybe even more so, and Richard Wilbur's deft translations were a revelation.
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Oscar Wilde's ability to skewer societal hypocrisies is masterful -- and his 1895 farce The Importance of Being Earnest is a pitch-perfect send-up of ...
In the very first letter, Church plans to kill himself. But when he sends out a pile of final goodbyes (often to strangers and with little or no hint that he was planning to off himself), he unexpectedly gets some responses.
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