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 standard by which all other farces are judged.

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Oscar Wilde: Two Books of Fairy Tales

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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.

Wilder Publications is a green publisher. All of our books are printed to order. This reduces waste and helps us keep prices low while greatly reducing our impact on the environment.

A celebrated and feared English ghost is outraged when the new American owners of his haunting place refuse to take him seriously and actually fight back against him.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781617202827
  • Publisher: Wilder Publications
  • Publication date: 2/26/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 90
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.22 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 29, 2008

    Changes perspective

    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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