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The Annotated Importance of Being Earnest

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$20.50 • £16.95 • €18.50

ISBN 9780674048980

Publication Date: 02/23/2015


288 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

14 halftones


[This] edition admirably achieves its stated aim to enlarge the understanding and pleasure of readers and students of Wilde’s most perfect, most studied, and most frequently performed play.—John Sloan, The Wildean

Frankel’s command of all the relevant materials—textual, literary-critical, historical, biographical—is impressive, and he puts that knowledge to splendid use in The Annotated Importance of Being Earnest.—Stephen Arata, University of Virginia

An excellent edition with new insights and superb annotations that continues Frankel’s lively and important work on Wilde.—Linda Peterson, Yale University

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