The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest A classic satire of Victorian society Oscar Wilde s The Importance of Being Earnest is one of the author s most frequently performed works The story trivializes its characters who through a series o
  • Title: The Importance of Being Earnest
  • Author: Oscar Wilde
  • ISBN: 1420952781
  • Page: 321
  • Format: broch
  • The Importance of Being Earnest
    A classic satire of Victorian society, Oscar Wilde s The Importance of Being Earnest is one of the author s most frequently performed works The story trivializes its characters, who through a series of deceptions pretend to be people that they are not in order to escape the burdensome demands of social conventions When John Worthing visits his best friend Algernon Moncrieff, to whom he is known as Ernest, Algernon notices the curious inscription on his cigarette case which reads, From little Cecily, with her fondest love to her dear Uncle Jack John, who has come to visit in order to propose to Algernon s cousin, Gwendolen Fairfax, must explain his deception before Algernon will consent to the proposal The discovery prompts Algernon to reveal a similar deception of his own he pretends to have an invalid cousin whom he can visit in the country in order to escape any unwelcome social obligation What follows is a scheme between the two to assume each other s imaginary personas in order to enable the ruse A roaring farce which plays upon the consequences of deception and the social absurdities of Victorian society, The Importance of Being Earnest remains to this day as one of Wilde s most popular plays This edition is printed on premium acid free paper.
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  • Wonderful compilation of Wilde s plays The format is very good, not too heavy you can easily take the book with you The front is perfect size as well with a compilation like that, I was afraid it would be tiny, but it s not.You can enjoy Oscar Wilde s style and wit at its best with this complete edition It s quite interesting to compare the different plays, and observe Wilde s evolution as a writer.Such a delight to read this amazing Victorian writer Wilde has a flawless style, and his wits are [...]


  • Cette pi ce utilise merveille l humour pour d noncer l hypocrisie de la soci t Victorienne, notamment en d veloppant les th mes de la substance contre l essence, du d placement des valeurs morales, et de la critique r currente de l institution du mariage Facile lire et remplie d humour, je la conseille fortement.


  • Tout le g nie et le wit d Oscar Wilde est condens dans cette pi ce de th tre qui est aussi une critique sociale de la soci t victorienne.L dition Norton, qui comprend des articles universitaires et des critiques contemporaines et plus r centes, permet de mieux comprendre l oeuvre afin d en saisir toutes les subtilit s.


  • Bonne dition Il y a des notes l arri re pour mieux comprendre ou la pi ce en question ou expliquer certaines remarques par rapport l poque ou la vie de Wilde.Pas lourd porter donc facile lire partout et tout moment.


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  • Livre re u dans les d lais en parfait tat Incontournable et lire avec attention L auteur gliss de nombreuses subtilit s de langue et de nombreux jeux de mots dans le texte Un r gal


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  • Tr s bon livre, tr s bonne histoire, tr s bonne mise en page Excellent C est une de mes histoires pr f r es d Oscar Wilde


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