The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

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by Oscar Wilde
     
 

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Set in England during the late Victorian era, the play's humour derives in part from characters maintaining fictitious identities to escape unwelcome social obligations. It is replete with witty dialogue and satirizes some of the foibles and hypocrisy of late Victorian society. It has proved Wilde's most enduringly popular play.  See more details below

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Set in England during the late Victorian era, the play's humour derives in part from characters maintaining fictitious identities to escape unwelcome social obligations. It is replete with witty dialogue and satirizes some of the foibles and hypocrisy of late Victorian society. It has proved Wilde's most enduringly popular play.

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ISBN-13:
2940013905030
Publisher:
Sheba Blake Publishing
Publication date:
02/29/2012
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
53 KB

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