The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays
A universal favorite, The Importance of Being Earnest displays Oscar Wilde's theatrical genius at its brilliant best. Subtitled "A Trivial Comedy for Serious People", this hilarious attack on Victorian manners and morals turns a pompous world on its head, lets duplicity lead to happiness, and makes riposte the highest form of art. Also included in this special collection are Wilde's first comedy success, Lady Windermere's Fan, and his richly sensual melodrama, Salome.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - stillatim - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bookwoman247 - LibraryThing
Wow! The Importance of Being Earnest is now my favorite play, ever! I laughed out loud the whole way through! The satire and humor were delicious! The other plays were excellent and I enjoyed them all ... Read full review