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Cecily Cardew and Gwendolen Fairfax are both in love with the same mythical suitor Jack Worthing has wooed Gwendolen as Ernest while Algernon has also posed as Ernest to win the heart of Jack s ward Cecily When all four arrive at Jack s country home on the same weekend the girls to fight for Ernest s undivided attention and the Ernests to claim their beloveds pandemonium breaks loose .

Only a nursemaid and an old discarded hand bag can save the day by Oscar Wilde

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The Importance of Being Earnest In Plain and Simple English: Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography and Character Index
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An Ideal Husband, The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays, The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Happy Prince and Other Tales, Lady Windermere's Fan, The Canterville Ghost, Complete Works of Oscar Wilde, The Complete Fairy Tales, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Happy Prince
A pleasure seeking prince a selfish giant and more Wilde s fairy tales first published in for childlike people from eighteen to eighty, Oscar Wilde s madcap farce about mistaken identities secret engagements and lovers entanglements still delights readers more than a century after its publication and premiere performance The rapid fire wit and eccentric characters of The Importance of Being Earnest have made it a mainstay of the high school curriculum for decades br br Cecily Cardew and Gwendolen Fairfax are both in love with the same mythical suitor Jack Worthing has wooed Gewndolen as Ernest while Algernon has also posed as Ernest to win the heart of Jack s ward Cecily When all four arrive at Jack s country home on the same weekend the rivals to fight for Ernest s undivided attention and the Ernests to claim their beloveds pandemonium breaks loose Only a senile nursemaid and an old discarded hand bag can save the day br br This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary and reader s notes to help the modern reader appreciate Wilde s wry wit and elaborate plot twists, Beautiful aristocratic an adored wife and young mother Lady Windermere is a fascinating puritan whose severe moral code leads her to the brink of social suicide The only one who can save her is the mysterious Mrs Erlynne whose scandalous relationship with Lord Windermere has prompted her fatal impulse And Mrs Erlynne has a secret a secret Lady Windermere must never know if she is to retain her peace of mind, In print since this is a single volume collection of Oscar Wilde s texts It contains his only novel The Portrait of Dorian Gray as well as his plays stories poems essays and letters Illustrated with many photographs the book includes introductions to each section by Wilde s grandon Merlin Holoand Owen Dudley Edwards Declan Kibertd and Terence Brown A comprehensive bibliography of works by and about Oscar Wilde together with a chronological table of his life and work are also included