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The importance of being

Christopher Felver

The importance of being

by Christopher Felver

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Published by Arena Editions in Santa Fe, N.M .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementChristopher Felver ; with commentary by George Plimpton...[et al.] ; Isamu Noguchi.
ContributionsPlimpton, George., Noguchi, Isamu.
The Physical Object
Pagination447p. :
Number of Pages447
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22141328M
ISBN 101892041480

The Importance of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde The Project Gutenberg eBook, The Importance of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. The play begins in the flat of wealthy Algernon Moncrieff (Algy) in London's fashionable West End. Algernon's aunt (Lady Bracknell) and her daughter (Gwendolen Fairfax) are coming for a visit, but Mr. Jack Worthing (a friend of Algy's) arrives first. Algernon finds it curious that Jack has announced himself as "Ernest." When Jack explains that.

The Importance of Being Earnest - Ebook written by Oscar Wilde. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Importance of Being Earnest.4/5(K). The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde is a light as a feather confection, full of mischief, fun and laughter! Written in , this was Wilde's last play. It went on stage on Valentine's Day and received the most whole hearted and fulsome applause that had ever greeted a contemporary play.5/5(6).

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See a complete list of the characters in The Importance of Being Earnest and in-depth analyses of Jack Worthing, Algernon Moncrieff, Gwendolen Fairfax, and Cecily Cardew. ACT in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST 81 London on an important question of romance, he obtained admission to my house by means of the false pretence of being my brother.

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The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde has been reviewed by Focus on the Family’s marriage and parenting magazine and is a humorous classic. Plot Summary To escape his country home and a young ward named Cecily, Jack Worthing creates a fictional brother named Earnest, whom he must visit often.

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Click to read the full review of The Importance of Being Little: What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups in New York Journal of Books. Review written by Richard Cytowic.Oscar Wilde's madcap farce about mistaken identities, secret engagements, and lovers' entanglements still delights readers more than a century after its publication and premiere 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.