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The importance of being earnest : a trivial comedy for serious people: the graphic novel / Oscar Wilde ; script adaptation, characters & artwork, John Stokes

Stokes, John (Author). Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 Importance of being earnest (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Classical comics
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lebanon PL - Lebanon TEEN CLASSIC GN (Text) 34330513333857 Teen - Graphic Novels Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781907127311
  • ISBN: 1907127313
  • Physical Description: 133 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First US edition, original text version
  • Publisher: Birmingham, United Kingdom : Classical Comics Ltd., 2014

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In this Oscar Wilde's entire three-act play presented as a full color graphic novel, two young gentlemen living in 1890's England use imaginary friends to inject some excitement into their seemingly dull lives. Jack Worthing invents a brother, "Ernest," whom he pretends to be in order to visit his beloved Gwendolen in the city. Meanwhile, friend Algy Moncrieff uses the name "Ernest" while visiting Jack's beautiful young ward, Cecily in the country. Much confusion ensues as the two women find out they have been deceived by their "Ernests." Some would call this a society comedy; others, a Victorian farce. Regardless of the term used, this full color graphic novel captures the era effortlessly. With an intricate attention to detail, wonderful characterization and dramatically expressive and humorous artwork, this really is a graphic novel to cherish
Subject: Aristocracy (Social class) > Comic books, strips, etc
Man-woman relationships > Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
aEngland > Social life and customs > 19th century > Comic books, strips, etc

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