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Review: The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays

User Review  - Cleo - Goodreads

"A Woman of No Importance, for all its charm, exposes an aristocratic world that is smug, snobbish and morally bankrupt. An Ideal Husband portrays a glittering diplomatic gathering which is revealed ... Read full review

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays

User Review  - Azella Fernández Castañón - Goodreads

Wilde, the master of paradox, has never failed to impress me with his excellent writing. Yet it's been years since I read his classic novel, a dark favourite of mine, "The Picture of Dorian Gray ... Read full review

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays

User Review  - Melbourne on my mind - Goodreads

I have an undying adoration for The Importance of Being Earnest. It's the most fabulously ridiculous play, and I can't help but giggle every time I read it. It's hilarious from start to finish, from ... Read full review

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays

User Review  - Sepide - Goodreads

Oscar Wilde is one of my favorite writers of all time. His stories are so light and so touchable and written in a very sharp fashion. In particular, this play is an amazing manifestation of his comic ... Read full review

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays

User Review  - Anke Moesinger - Goodreads

Witty, precise and cunning. Excellent 19th century Irish playwright! I recommend "A Woman of No Importance" and "An Ideal Husband" in this collection. I especially enjoy Wilde's views and satirical depictions of upper class society during his time. Read full review

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays

User Review  - Alexander Arsov - Goodreads

Oscar Wilde The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays Penguin Classics Paperback, 2000. 8vo. xxx, 432 pp. Edited with an Introduction [vii-xxvi], Commentaries and Notes [pp. 364-432] by Richard ... Read full review

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays

User Review  - Justin Evans - Goodreads

Sometimes your reading habits look completely nonsensical. Why would I have read any Wilde? Sure, he was a socialist, elitist wit. But why would I like such a thing? Anyway, I'm glad I got around to ... Read full review

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays

User Review  - David - Goodreads

Lady Windermere's Fan: "Do you want answers?" "I think I'm entitled to it." "You want answers?" "I want the truth!" "You can't handle the truth!" Switch and repeat. Salome: "They'll love it in Pomona ... Read full review

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays

User Review  - kelly - Goodreads

Whoa. I didn't realize the original versions would be so politically incorrect. Same sharp, shocking wit as ever, though. ("Salome" is the only odd outlier I couldn't get into--no traces of the ... Read full review

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays

User Review  - Cori - Goodreads

Because our October book club is going to be a retreat where we will discuss all three books in the Hunger Games trilogy, we decided to go for something light and airy for September. We chose The ... Read full review


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