The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Play for Serious People
ISBN: 0413396304
EAN13: 9780413396303
Language: English
Pages: 84
Edition: Student
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
Wilde's trivial play for serious people is a sparkling comedy of manners . This hilariously absurd satire pits sincerity against style, barbed witticisms against ostentatious elegance. Wilde's brilliantly constructed plot and famous dialogue enrich the appeal of his celebrated characters, as he turns accepted ideas inside out and situations upside down in this, his masterpiece. The Student Edition offers a plot summary, full commentary, character notes and questions for study, besides a chronology and bibliography.