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The Annotated Importance of Being Earnest

Author: Oscar Wilde; Nicholas Frankel
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Annotated Importance of Being Earnest provides facing-page commentary on Oscar Wilde's greatest play. Editor Nicholas Frankel highlights the play's relation to the author's homosexuality and to the climate of sexual repression that led to Wilde's imprisonment just months after the play's London opening in 1895.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Comedies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Wilde; Nicholas Frankel
ISBN: 9780674048980 0674048989
OCLC Number: 891494707
Description: xii, 268 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: The Importance of Being Earnest.
Responsibility: Oscar Wilde ; edited by Nicholas Frankel.

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[This] edition admirably achieves its stated aim to enlarge the understanding and pleasure of readers and students of Wilde's most perfect, most studied, and most frequently performed play.--John Read more...

 
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