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The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays by Oscar Wilde - Paperback - 1986 - from ThriftBooks (SKU: G0140482091I3N00)

The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays

The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays by Oscar Wilde - Paperback - 1986 - from ThriftBooks (SKU: G0140482091I3N00)

The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays

by Oscar Wilde

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Penguin Publishing Group, 1986. Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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Oscar Wilde was at once a family man and a homosexual outsider, a socialite, socialist, and Irish nationalist. His contradictions inspired him to ponder the roles and masks donned in conventional society, and his acute and wry insights are wonderfully displayed in this collection of his essential plays. Known not only for his brilliant, epigrammatic language, but also for his sense of theatrical design, color, and staging, Wilde created an enduring body of finely crafted works, whose delights and ironies still speak to modern audiences. In addition to Lady Windermere's Fan, Salomé, A Woman of No Importance, An Ideal Husband, A Florentine Tragedy , and The Importance of Being Earnest , this edition contains an introduction, notes and commentaries, and an excised scene from The Importance of Being Earnest .

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Title
The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays
Author
Oscar Wilde
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
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Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0140482091
ISBN 13
9780140482096
Publisher
Penguin Publishing Group
Place of Publication
New York, New York, U.s.a.
Date published
1986

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