A Woman of No Importance

A Woman of No Importance

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by Oscar Wilde
     
 

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Wilde's audacious drama of social scandal centers around the revelation of Mrs. Arbuthnot's long-concealed secret. A house party is in full swing at Lady Hunstanton's country home, when it is announced that Gerald Arbuthnot has been appointed secretary to the sophisticated, witty Lord Illingworth. Gerald's mother stands in the way of his appointment, but fears to tell

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Wilde's audacious drama of social scandal centers around the revelation of Mrs. Arbuthnot's long-concealed secret. A house party is in full swing at Lady Hunstanton's country home, when it is announced that Gerald Arbuthnot has been appointed secretary to the sophisticated, witty Lord Illingworth. Gerald's mother stands in the way of his appointment, but fears to tell him why, for who will believe Lord Illingworth to be a man of no importance? 2 cassettes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781420925944
Publisher:
Neeland Media
Publication date:
01/01/2005
Pages:
84
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.20(d)

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Meet the Author


Oscar Wilde was born in Dublin in 1856. In the years following his graduation from Oxford in 1878 he published poems and stories which included The Picture of Dorian Gray. Lady Windermere's Fan was produced in 1892, A Woman of No Importance in 1893 and An Ideal Husband and The Importance of Being Earnest in 1895. Later work included De Profundis and The Ballad of Reading Gaol. He died in 1900.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
October 16, 1854
Date of Death:
November 30, 1900
Place of Birth:
Dublin, Ireland
Place of Death:
Paris, France
Education:
The Royal School in Enniskillen, Dublin, 1864; Trinity College, Dublin, 1871; Magdalen College, Oxford, England, 1874

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A Woman of No Importance 2.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Rating is for the poor OCR done on the scan.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not bad
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A great work by Oscar Wilde. Very witty and entertaining.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fy