The Importance of Being Earnest

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eBook of Oscar Wilde’s famous play

The eBook “Importance of Being Earnest” is an electronic version of one of Oscar Wilde's plays that was first performed in February 14th 1895 at St.

James’ Theatre in London. This is a farcical comedy where the protagonist keeps a make believe persona so that he can escape some obligations that will lead to his personal burden.

The “Importance of Being Earnest” presents the satire that is within Victorian marriages. A lot of critics gave wonderful reviews on the play particularly the humor that was used in it but on the other side, there were some critics that pointed out that the play lacked a social message.

There were also some critics who said that “The Importance of Being Earnest” is a culmination of Oscar Wilde's ability as a playwright. The play “Importance of Being Earnest” was staged 86 times and was only stopped when the Marquee of Queensberry intended to present a bouquet of rotting vegetables to Wilde to disrupt the show prevented the Marquee’s admission.

The Importance of Being Earnest

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