The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays (Hardcover)

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By Oscar Wilde, Peter Raby (Editor)
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Oscar Wilde was already one of the best-known literary figures in Britain when he was persuaded to turn his extraordinary talents to the theatre. Between 1891 and 1895 he produced a sequence of distinctive plays which spearheaded the dramatic renaissance of the 1890s and retain their power today. This collection offers newly edited texts of Lady Windermere's Fan, A Woman of No Importance, Salome, An Ideal Husband, and, arguably the greatest farcical comedy in English, The Importance of Being Earnest.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780198121671
ISBN-10: 0198121679
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Publication Date: February 23rd, 1995
Pages: 400
Language: English
Series: Oxford Drama Library