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The importance of being earnest

Author: Oscar Wilde
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 1990.
Series: Dover thrift editions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"First published 1899 in the United Kingdom. Drawing room comedy exposing quirks and foibles of Victorian society with plot revolving around amorous pursuits of two men who face social obstacles when they woo young ladies of quality. This play 'is noted for its witty lines, its clever situations, and its satire on the British nobility and clergy.'" Reader's Ency 4th ed.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Comedies
Comedy
Named Person: Oscar Wilde
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Wilde
ISBN: 0486264785 9780486264783
OCLC Number: 21521126
Notes: "Unabridged and unaltered text of The importance of being earnest (first publication: Leonard Smithers & Co., London, 1890)"--Title page verso.
Description: viii, 54 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Dover thrift editions.
Responsibility: Oscar Wilde.
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"First published 1899 in the United Kingdom. Drawing room comedy exposing quirks and foibles of Victorian society with plot revolving around amorous pursuits of two men who face social obstacles when they woo young ladies of quality. This play 'is noted for its witty lines, its clever situations, and its satire on the British nobility and clergy.'" Reader's Ency 4th ed.

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