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

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

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Wilde's classic comedy of manners, The Importance of Being Earnest, and his other popular plays - Lady Windermere's Fan, An Ideal Husband, and Salomé - challenged contemporary notions of sex and sensibility, class and cultural identity.

This edition includes:
• A concise introduction that gives the reader important background information
• A chronology of the author's life and work
• A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context
• An outline of key themes and plot points to guide the reader's own interpretations
• Detailed explanatory notes
• Critical analysis and modern perspectives on the work
• Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction
• A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience

ISBN: 9781416500421

Published Date: August 1, 2005

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Language: English

Page Count: 378

Size: 6.69" l x 4.14" w x 0.96" h