The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

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Set in England during the late Victorian era, the play's humour derives in part from characters maintaining fictitious identities to escape unwelcome social obligations. It is replete with witty dialogue and satirizes some of the foibles and hypocrisy of late Victorian society. It has proved Wilde's most enduringly popular play.

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murraymac
murraymac
Tue, 13 Jul 2010 09:54:42 +0200

Just finished. Must say it's really really good. Funny and a great convoluted story. The guy can write.


shadedgirl
shadedgirl
Sun, 06 Sep 2009 14:25:03 +0200

This is one of the most incredibly charming, very humourous and quite enjoyable plays I have ever read.



Book Details  


Language: English

Published in: 1895

Word count: 20,700 words (≈ about 1 hour)

Source: Project Gutenberg

Copyright: Public Domain


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