The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays (Vintage Classics) (Paperback)

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Who would have thought a comedy of manners written more than 100 years ago would still be so apt and so funny? Oscar Wilde was a genius of play-writing, and his deftness, wit and sharp eye for social satire keep audiences in thrall to this day. Alongside Earnest, discover a biblical tragedy retold, Lady Windemere and her infamous fan and Wilde's take on an ideal husband, in this selection of Wilde's most important plays.

About the Author

Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) was an influential figure within the Aesthetic Movement. He is best known for his barbed wit and his highly successful plays.

Praise For…

"[The Importance of Being Earnest] has a strong claim to being the most perfect comedy in the English language." —Daily Telegraph

Product Details
ISBN: 9781784871529
ISBN-10: 1784871524
Publisher: Vintage Classics
Publication Date: October 1st, 2017
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: Vintage Classics