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The importance of being earnest : and other plays

Author: Oscar Wilde; Alyssa Harad
Publisher: New York : Pocket Books, [2005]
Series: Enriched classics series.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wilde's classic comedy of manners, The Importance of Being Earnest, 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. This Enriched Classic Edition includes: a concise introduction that gives readers important background information; a chronology of the author's life and work; a timeline of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Salome, (Biblical figure); Salome, (Biblical figure)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Wilde; Alyssa Harad
ISBN: 1416500421 9781416500421
OCLC Number: 61227901
Description: xviii, 378 p. ; 18 cm.
Contents: The importance of being earnest --
Lady Windermere's fan --
An ideal husband --
Salomé.
Series Title: Enriched classics series.
Responsibility: Oscar Wilde ; supplementary materials written by Alyssa Harad.
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Featuring a chronology of the author's life and career, and a timeline of significant events to provide historical context, these Enriched Classics editions make an ideal introduction to these of  Read more...

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