Filled with wit and wisdom, Oscar Wilde's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST AND OTHER PLAYS is both a respected and studied collection of literature as well as an audience favorite.
Wilde's celebrated witticisms on the dangers of sincerity, duplicitous biographers, the stupidity of the English - and his own genius.
Wilde's supremely witty tales of dandies, anarchists and a murderous prophecy in London high society.
Oscar Wilde's infamous wit, taste for scandal, and gift for revealing the hypocrisies of fashionable society are on display here in this collection of his finest plays.
'De Profundis' is an epistolic account of Oscar Wilde's spiritual journey while in prison, and describes his conversion from his previous belief in pleasure and decadence to his new, shocking conviction that 'the supreme vice is shallowness'.
In this haunting fairy-tale collection, Oscar Wilde beautifully evokes - among others - the Happy Prince who was not so happy after all, the Selfish Giant who learned to love little children and the Star Child who did not love his parents as much as he should. Full of wonder and joy, each story shines with poetry and magic.
A selection of Oscar Wilde's best and most important plays - sharp, relevant and brilliant to this day
Oscar Wilde's story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is one of his most popular works.