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The Importance of Being Earnest

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Lucy & Phyllis is a Certified B Corporation that meets the highest standards of social and eveironmental impact.

A farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious persona to escape burdensome social obligations. The play satirises social conventions of late Victorian London, and treats with triviality institutions as serious as marriage. The play opens with Algernon Moncrieff, an idle young gentleman, receiving his best friend, Jack Worthing (Ernest). Ernest has come from the country to propose to Algernon's cousin, Gwendolen Fairfax. Algernon refuses to consent until Ernest explains why his cigarette case bears the inscription, 'From little Cecily, with her fondest love to her dear Uncle Jack.' Ernest is forced to admit to living a double life.



ISBN-13: 9781787245914

Publisher: Adelphi Press

Publication Date: 06-10-2018

Pages: 88

Product Dimensions: 8.00h x 5.25w x 0.21d

Series: Victorian Classic