Oscar Wilde is considered one of the greatest playwrights in history. When Oscar Wilde crossed the Atlantic and arrived in America, a U.S. Customs officer asked him if he had anything to declare. Oscar replied, "I have nothing to declare but my genius." The incident is a reminder of the sharp wit and cavalier attitude of a man whose very life itself was like a dramatic play full of tragedy and comedy.
This timeless classic of the tragic playwright Oscar Wilde is a must-read for any drama or comedy enthusiast. It is the very most popular play written by the international superstar who was the face on every newspaper of his day with his shocking actions and amazing wit.
This book is in play format so that, in addition to enjoying the classic book, readers or theatre troupes can perform the play using this script. The Importance of Being Earnest also contains an exclusive Oscar Wilde Biography and footnotes to explain certain words of the play that would normally be difficult for those lacking a knowledge of 19th century English vernacular.
Buy this copy today and you have the right to use it in professional or amateur theatre production. Put on a school play, a commercial play, it's up to you. Or just sit down with the book and enjoy it over some good old fashioned English tea.
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