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The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
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An Ideal Husband (Illustrated) By Oscar Wilde
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When Sir Robert Chiltern is threatened with blackmail, his only escape is to turn the tables on the blackmailer. This play is an exploration of social hypocrisy. Ideal for group.
The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People By Oscar Wilde
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The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a play by Oscar Wilde. First performed on 14 February 1895 at St. James's Theatre in London, it is a farcical comedy in which... More > the protagonists maintain fictitious personae in order to escape burdensome social obligations. Contemporary reviews all praised the play's humour, though some were cautious about its explicit lack of social messages, while others foresaw the modern consensus that it was the culmination of Wilde's artistic career so far. Its high farce and witty dialogue have helped make The Importance of Being Earnest Wilde's most enduringly popular play. Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) was an Irish writer and poet. Today he is remembered for his epigrams and plays, and the circumstances of his imprisonment which was followed by his early death.< Less
The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People By Oscar Wilde
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The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a play by Oscar Wilde. First performed on 14 February 1895 at the St James's Theatre in London, it is a farcical comedy.
An Ideal Husband: A Play By Oscar Wilde
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An Ideal Husband: A Play by Oscar Wilde is an 1895 comedic stage play which revolves around blackmail and political corruption, and touches on the themes of public and private honour. The action is... More > set in London, in "the present", and takes place over the course of three days. "Sooner or later," Wilde notes, "we shall all have to pay for what we do." But he adds that, "No one should be entirely judged by their past." In the summer of 1893, Oscar Wilde began writing An Ideal Husband, and he completed it later that winter. At this point in his career he was accustomed to success, and in writing An Ideal Husband he wanted to ensure himself public fame. His work began at Goring-on-Thames, after which he named the character Lord Goring, and concluded at St. James Place.< Less
The Picture of Dorian Gray (Annotated) By Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde's story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is one of his most popular works. Written in Wilde's characteristically dazzling manner, full of... More > stinging epigrams and shrewd observations, the tale of Dorian Gray's moral disintegration caused something of a scandal when it first appeared in 1890. Wilde was attacked for his decadence and corrupting influence, and a few years later the book and the aesthetic/moral dilemma it presented became issues in the trials occasioned by Wilde's homosexual liaisons, trials that resulted in his imprisonment. Of the book's value as autobiography, Wilde noted in a letter, "Basil Hallward is what I think I am: Lord Henry what the world thinks me: Dorian what I would like to be--in other ages, perhaps."< Less
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime By Oscar Wilde
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The Importance Of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
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The Importance Of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde is a wonderful comedy in which the protagonists uphold fictitious personæ in order to escape burdensome social obligations. It is hailed as being... More > one of the greatest plays of all-time by one of the worlds best loved authors. This is a classic, presented to you in this modern and up-to-date 2016 edition. A great addition to any book collection.< Less
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde’s madcap farce about mistaken identities, secret engagements, and lovers’ entanglements still delights readers more than a century after its 1895 publication and premiere... More > performance. The rapid-fire wit and eccentric characters of The Importance of Being Earnest have made it a mainstay of the high school curriculum for decades. This edition contains extensive overviews of both the author and the play.< Less
The Happy Prince By Oscar Wilde
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The Happy Prince and Other Tales (sometimes called The Happy Prince and Other Stories) is a collection of stories for children by Oscar Wilde first published in May 1888. It contains five stories,... More > "The Happy Prince", "The Nightingale and the Rose", "The Selfish Giant", "The Devoted Friend", and "The Remarkable Rocket". It is most famous for its title story, "The Happy Prince".< Less

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