The Importance Of Being Earnest 2002
The Importance of Being Earnest is the last play Oscar Wilde ever wrote, and remains his most enduringly popular. It makes fun of social graces in the late Victorian era. Two seemingly unrelated parties are thrown into ridiculous entanglement when their fake identities, maintained in order to escape social responsibilities, grow ever more complicated...
Publisher : The Floating Press
published : 2008
Wilde?s classic comedy of manners, first performed in 1895, is regarded by many critics and scholars as being the wittiest play in the English language. Set in England during the Victorian era, the play focuses on Jack and Algernon, two young men in love with girls both determined to marry someone named Earnest. This play explores the nature...
Publisher : Joshua James Press
published : 1895
Oscar Wilde created his final and most lasting play, comic masterpieces of all time, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, in 1895. Considered one of the greatest THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST is a farce, playing with love, religion, and truth as it tells the tale of two men. Jack Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff, who bend the truth in order to add excitement...
Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
published : 2010
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on The Importance of Being Earnest offers a concise look at this Victorian farce,...
Publisher : Wiley
published : 2004
The Importance of Being Earnest is a play by Oscar Wilde, a comedy of manners on the seriousness of society in either three or four acts (depending on edition) inspired by W. S. Gilbert''s Engaged. It was first performed for the public on February 14, 1895 at the St. James''s Theatre in London. Set in England during the late Victorian...
Publisher : MobileReference.com
published : 2008
A magnum opus of comedy, the play revolves around misconceptions and delusions. The protagonists create imaginary characters; other characters of the play are falling in love with these imaginary characters. The play is brimming with witty one-liners and is as relevant today as it was in its time.
Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
published : 2009
This lighthearted play tells the farcical tale of Jack Worthing and Algernon Montcrieff?two men who falsely claim to be named Ernest when they fall in love with two women whose affections are illogically but irrevocably tied to the name. The Importance of Being Earnest was popular upon its debut in 1895, but the reputation of Oscar Wilde?s works...
Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
published : 2013
The Importance of Being Earnest shows a full measure of Oscar Wilde's legendary wit, and embodies more than any of his other plays, his decency and warmth. This edition contains substantial excerpts from the original four-act version which was never produced, as well as the full text of the final three-act version, selections from Wilde's correspondence,...
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
published : 2015
The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a play by Oscar Wilde. First performed in 1895, the play is a satire of Victorian culture and social oblligations. This play is witty and funny and is the most poular and enduring of Oscar Wilde's plays. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers...
Publisher : Xist Publishing
published : 2015