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An edition of The Importance of Being Earnest (1893)

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This edition was published in by Dover Publications in New York.

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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 satirises some of the foibles and hypocrisy of late Victorian society. It has proved Wilde's most enduringly popular play. - Wikipedia. Play script, including biographical notes, textual details and information about the staging of the play.

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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 satirises some of the foibles and hypocrisy of late Victorian society. It has proved Wilde's most enduringly popular play. - Wikipedia. Play script, including biographical notes, textual details and information about the staging of the play.

The importance of being earnest

This edition was published in by Dover Publications in New York.


Edition Notes

"Unabridged and unaltered text of The importance of being earnest (first publication: Leonard Smithers & Co., London, 1890)"--T.p. verso.

Series
Dover thrift editions
Genre
Drama.

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Dewey Decimal Class
822/.8
Library of Congress
PR5818 .I4 1990b, PR5818.I4 1990b

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL1876051M
Internet Archive
importanceofbeindoverwild
ISBN 10
0486264785
LC Control Number
90036100
Library Thing
2721190
Goodreads
607609

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