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The Importance Of Being Earnest

by Oscar Wilde

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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.

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Copyright year 1999
ISBN-13 9780134354569
ISBN-10 0134354567
Class Copyright
Publisher Pearson School
Subject
File Size 44 MB
Number of Pages 96
Length of Recording 3
Language ENG
Shelf No. ND036
Grade Range 9-
Ages 14-
Curriculums Texas Education Agency Instructional Materials Trademarks