The Importance of Being Earnest - Norton Critical Editions (Paperback)

by Oscar Wilde, Michael Patrick Gillespie

Format: Paperback 256 pages

Not in stock

Usually despatched in 3-5 days


Add to basket

The text of this new Norton Critical Edition of Oscar Wilde's most famous play is the established three-act version. It is accompanied by explanatory annotations and by an appendix of excised portions. "Backgrounds" includes essays on Wilde and the 1890s by prominent cultural critics. Contemporary reviews and reactions are featured, among them George Bernard Shaw's famous dissenting view. Six diverse critical assessments of Wilde and the play are included, along with a chronology and selected bibliography.

Book details


WW Norton & Co


Other books by this author See all titles


Customers who bought this title, also bought...

The prices displayed are for website purchases only, and may differ to the prices in Waterstones shops.