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The importance of being earnest / Oscar Wilde.

Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 (Author). Marsters, James, 1962- (Added Author). Busch, Charles. (Added Author). Bergl, Emily. (Added Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781580815901 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1580815901 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • Publisher: Venice : L.A. Theatre Works, 2009.

Content descriptions

General Note: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 1:58:05.
Participant or Performer Note: James Marsters, Charles Busch, Matthew Wolf.
Summary, etc.: This final play from the pen of Oscar Wilde is a stylish send-up of Victorian courtship and manners, complete with assumed names, mistaken lovers, and a lost handbag. Jack and Algernon are best friends, both wooing ladies who think their names are Ernest, that name which inspires absolute confidence. Wilde's effervescent wit, scathing social satire, and high farce make this one of the most cherished plays in the English language...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 28293 KB; MP3 file size: 55372 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Courtship > Drama.
Mistaken identity > Drama.
England > Social life and customs > 19th century > Drama.
Genre: Comedies.
Radio plays.

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