skip to content
The importance of being earnest : a trivial comedy for serious people Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The importance of being earnest : a trivial comedy for serious people

Author: Oscar Wilde; Samuel Lyndon Gladden
Publisher: Peterborough, Ont. ; Buffalo, NY : Broadview Press, ©2010.
Series: Broadview editions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

Marking a central moment in late-Victorian literature, not only for its wit but also for its role in the shift from a Victorian to a modern consciousness, this play began its career as a biting  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Wilde; Samuel Lyndon Gladden
ISBN: 9781551116945 1551116944
OCLC Number: 445232421
Description: 224 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 22 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Oscar Wilde: A Brief Chronology --
The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People --
App. A Playbills for The Importance of Being Earnest (1895) --
App. B Reactions and Reviews --
App. C Ada Leverson's "The Advisability of Not Being Brought Up in a Handbag" (1895) --
App. D Three Works by Gilbert and Sullivan --
App. E From J.G.F. Nicholson, Love in Earnest (1892) --
App. F Conduct Manuals --
App. G On Dandyism and on Wilde as a Dandy --
App. H Other Works by Wilde --
App. I From the Original Four-Act Version.
Series Title: Broadview editions.
Responsibility: Oscar Wilde ; edited by Samuel Lyndon Gladden.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Samuel Lyndon Gladden's edition of The Importance of Being Earnest continues Broadview Press's proven tradition of excellence. This book will serve the undergraduate, general reader, and scholar. Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (2)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/445232421> # The importance of being earnest : a trivial comedy for serious people
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "445232421" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/60555#Place/peterborough_ont> ; # Peterborough, Ont.
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/onc> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/60555#Place/buffalo_ny> ; # Buffalo, NY
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/966892> ; # Identity (Psychology)
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/822.8/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/60555#Topic/foundlings> ; # Foundlings
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/60555#Place/england> ; # England
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/933305> ; # Foundlings
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1219920> ; # England.
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/73199384> ; # Samuel Lyndon Gladden
    schema:copyrightYear "2010" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/34464414> ; # Oscar Wilde
    schema:datePublished "2010" ;
    schema:description "Machine generated contents note: Oscar Wilde: A Brief Chronology -- The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People -- App. A Playbills for The Importance of Being Earnest (1895) -- App. B Reactions and Reviews -- App. C Ada Leverson's "The Advisability of Not Being Brought Up in a Handbag" (1895) -- App. D Three Works by Gilbert and Sullivan -- App. E From J.G.F. Nicholson, Love in Earnest (1892) -- App. F Conduct Manuals -- App. G On Dandyism and on Wilde as a Dandy -- App. H Other Works by Wilde -- App. I From the Original Four-Act Version."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/60555> ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:genre "Drama"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/60555#Series/broadview_editions> ; # Broadview editions.
    schema:name "The importance of being earnest : a trivial comedy for serious people"@en ;
    schema:productID "445232421" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/445232421#PublicationEvent/peterborough_ont_buffalo_ny_broadview_press_2010> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/60555#Agent/broadview_press> ; # Broadview Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781551116945> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/445232421> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/60555#Agent/broadview_press> # Broadview Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Broadview Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/60555#Place/buffalo_ny> # Buffalo, NY
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Buffalo, NY" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/60555#Place/peterborough_ont> # Peterborough, Ont.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Peterborough, Ont." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/60555#Series/broadview_editions> # Broadview editions.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/445232421> ; # The importance of being earnest : a trivial comedy for serious people
    schema:name "Broadview editions." ;
    schema:name "Broadview editions" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1219920> # England.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "England." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/933305> # Foundlings
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Foundlings"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/966892> # Identity (Psychology)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Identity (Psychology)"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/34464414> # Oscar Wilde
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1854" ;
    schema:deathDate "1900" ;
    schema:familyName "Wilde" ;
    schema:givenName "Oscar" ;
    schema:name "Oscar Wilde" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/73199384> # Samuel Lyndon Gladden
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1967" ;
    schema:familyName "Gladden" ;
    schema:givenName "Samuel Lyndon" ;
    schema:name "Samuel Lyndon Gladden" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781551116945>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1551116944" ;
    schema:isbn "9781551116945" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.