The Importance of Being Earnest (100 Copy Collector's Edition)
ISBN: 1772269050
EAN13: 9781772269055
Language: English
Pages: 64
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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Book Overview
The Importance of Being Earnest is a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious person to escape burdensome social obligations. Working within the social conventions of late Victorian London, the play's major themes are the triviality with which it treats institutions as serious as marriage, and the resulting satire of Victorian ways. Contemporary reviews all praised the play's humour, 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. This cloth-bound book includes a Victorian inspired dust-jacket, and is limited to 100 copies.