The Importance of Being Earnest / Edition 1

The Importance of Being Earnest / Edition 1

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by Oscar Wilde
     
 

ISBN-10: 0573111987

ISBN-13: 9780573111983

Pub. Date: 01/28/1956

Publisher: Samuel French Ltd

About the Author

Oscar Wilde was born in Dublin in 1854. He graduated from Oxford University in 1878 with a reputation as a brilliant scholar and quickly dazzled London society with his wit and his flamboyant dress. His first literary successes came in the 1880s with his lecture tour of America and the publication of his fairy tales. These were followed…  See more details below

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About the Author

Oscar Wilde was born in Dublin in 1854. He graduated from Oxford University in 1878 with a reputation as a brilliant scholar and quickly dazzled London society with his wit and his flamboyant dress. His first literary successes came in the 1880s with his lecture tour of America and the publication of his fairy tales. These were followed by five highly polished plays and The Picture of Dorian Gray, all completed during the first half of the 1890s. After losing a slander suit over accusations of his homosexual behavior, Wilde was prosecuted and spent two years in prison. Following his release in 1897, estranged from his wife and children, Wilde moved to Paris, where he died in 1900.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780573111983
Publisher:
Samuel French Ltd
Publication date:
01/28/1956
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
124
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.26(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Lady Windermere's fan1
An ideal husband71
The importance of being earnest175

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The Importance of Being Earnest 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 51 reviews.
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My theatre class is going to put on this production at our school in a few months and I can't wait. This play is unbelievably hilarious and witty as well. There are alot of big words that don't quite make sense but when you put it all together it creates the perfect classic story about betrayal and deception and diguise! I have read alot of plays in my 14 year life and this is definately at the very top of my favorites list!!!
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This is such a brilliant play! Honestly it's simply hilarious and a must read for absolutely everyone! It's funny enough for reader's to be entertained throughout the play and it uses satirical prose to reveal a deeper meaning.
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It was awesome clasic situation. Really easy and fast read. Itvtruly leaves you with a lesson if being earnest
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