The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays (Mass Market Paperbound)

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Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work.

Wilde's classic comedy of manners, The Importance of Being Earnest, a satire of Victorian social hypocrisy and considered Wilde's greatest dramatic achievement, and his other popular plays--Lady Windermere's Fan, An Ideal Husband, and Salome--challenged contemporary notions of sex and sensibility, class and cultural identity.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781416500421
ISBN-10: 1416500421
Publisher: Pocket Books
Publication Date: August 1st, 2005
Pages: 378
Language: English