The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde (Author)
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Description

Here is Oscar Wilde's most brilliant tour de force, a witty and buoyant comedy of manners that has delighted millions in countless productions since its first performance in London's St. James' Theatre on February 14, 1895. The Importance of Being Earnest is celebrated not only for the lighthearted ingenuity of its plot, but for its inspired dialogue, rich with scintillating epigrams still savored by all who enjoy artful conversation.
From the play's effervescent beginnings in Algernon Moncrieff's London flat to its hilarious denouement in the drawing room of Jack Worthing's country manor in Hertfordshire, this comic masterpiece keeps audiences breathlessly anticipating a new bon mot or a fresh twist of plot moment to moment.

Product Details

Price
$3.00  $2.76
Publisher
Dover Publications
Publish Date
July 01, 1990
Pages
64
Dimensions
4.9 X 0.2 X 7.8 inches | 0.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780486264783

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About the Author

Poet and playwright Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) remains best known for his comedies of the 1890s, including The Importance of Being Earnest, and for his tragic imprisonment and untimely death.