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Oscar Wilde - The Importance of Being Earnest (Methuen Student Editions) - 9780413396303 - KKD0003920
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The Importance of Being Earnest (Methuen Student Editions)

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Description for The Importance of Being Earnest (Methuen Student Editions) Paperback. A student edition of Wilde's classic comedy, with full introduction, commentary and questions for study. Editor(s): Hern, Patricia; Leeming, Glenda. Series: Student Editions. Num Pages: 144 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: DD; DSG. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 197 x 130 x 10. Weight in Grams: 122. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Wilde's "trivial play for serious people" is a sparkling comedy of manners. This hilariously absurd satire pits sincerity against style, barbed witticisms against ostentatious elegance. Wilde's brilliantly constructed plot and famous dialogue enrich the appeal of his celebrated characters, as he turns accepted ideas inside out and situations upside down in this, his masterpiece. The Student Edition offers a plot summary, full commentary, character notes and questions for study, besides a chronology and bibliography.

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About Oscar Wilde
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 ... Read more

Reviews for The Importance of Being Earnest (Methuen Student Editions)
the wittiest play in the English language Financial Times Comes as close to perfection as any comedy I can think of. Daily Telegraph

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