Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

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The Importance of Being Earnest is both Oscar Wilde's most important and funniest play. As the subtitle suggests there is more to this play than its farcical nature suggests. Wilde calls into question the nature of identity while poking fun at proper British manners and the aristocracy. Even after one hundred years, The Importance of Being Earnest continues to be the

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The Importance of Being Earnest is both Oscar Wilde's most important and funniest play. As the subtitle suggests there is more to this play than its farcical nature suggests. Wilde calls into question the nature of identity while poking fun at proper British manners and the aristocracy. Even after one hundred years, The Importance of Being Earnest continues to be the standard by which all other farces are judged.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192541956
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/01/1989
Series:
Oxford Authors Series
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
5.69(w) x 8.75(h) x 1.28(d)

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Oscar Wilde 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Truly a stimulating read...It definately pushing the mental envelope of concepts. Nearly redefines the way one percieves ego and reputation, as well as morality and writeness. Each character seems to be an embodiment of a different facet of ones ego.
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