The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays (Enriched Classics)

Type
Book
Authors
Wilde ( Oscar Wilde )
 
ISBN 10
1416500421 
ISBN 13
9781416500421 
Category
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Edition
Enriched Classic 
Publication Year
2005 
Publisher
Pages
400 
Abstract
 
Description
Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work.Wilde’s classic comedy of manners, The Importance of Being Earnest, a satire of Victorian social hypocrisy and considered Wilde’s greatest dramatic achievement, and his other popular plays—Lady Windermere’s Fan, An Ideal Husband, and Salome—challenged contemporary notions of sex and sensibility, class and cultural identity.Enriched Classics enhance your engagement by introducing and explaining the historical and cultural significance of the work, the author’s personal history, and what impact this book had on subsequent scholarship. Each book includes discussion questions that help clarify and reinforce major themes and reading recommendations for further research.Read with confidence. - from Amzon 
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