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    DescriptionHere is Oscar Wilde's most brilliant tour de force, a witty and buoyant comedy of manners that has delighted millions in countless productions since its first performance in London's St. James' Theatre on February 14, 1895." The Importance of Being Earnest" is celebrated not only for the lighthearted ingenuity of its plot, but for its inspired dialogue, rich with scintillating epigrams still savored by all who enjoy artful conversation. From the play's effervescent beginnings in Algernon Moncrieff's London flat to its hilarious denouement in the drawing room of Jack Worthing's country manor in Hertfordshire, this comic masterpiece keeps audiences breathlessly anticipating a new bon mot or a fresh twist of plot moment to moment. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.


 

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    Title
    The Importance of Being Earnest
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Oscar Wilde
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 64
    Width: 122 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 5 mm
    Weight: 45 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780486264783
    ISBN 10: 0486264785
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.2
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DD
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15700
    Ingram Theme: APPR/CLASSA
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET090
    Ingram Theme: CULT/IRELND
    Ingram Subject Code: PY
    Libri: I-PY
    BISAC V2.8: HIS018000
    B&T General Subject: 630
    DC22: 822.8
    DC21: 822.8
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 822/.8
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: DRA003000
    LC classification: PR5818.I4, PR5818 .I4 1990B
    Thema V1.0: DD
    Publisher
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    18 March 1991
    Publication City/Country
    New York