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Presents information related to the life and times of Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), an Irish poet. Includes biographical details, photographs, and the text of letters written by Wilde. Offers access to a randomly generated Wilde quotation. Provides a bibliography.
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Oscar Wilde
Enhanced ebook edition of The Importance of Being Earnest featuring a full cast audio performance of the play, starring James Marsters as Jack.

This final play from the pen of Oscar Wilde is a stylish send-up of Victorian courtship and manners, complete with assumed names, mistaken lovers, and a lost handbag. Jack and Algernon are best friends, both wooing ladies who think their names are Ernest, “that name which inspires absolute confidence.” Wilde’s effervescent wit, scathing social satire, and high farce make this one of the most cherished plays in the English language.

The ebook also features an interview with director Michael Hackett, Professor of Theater in the School of Theater, Film and Television at UCLA and Chair of the Department of Theater.

By merging text and audio, this is a perfect learning tool for enhancing comprehension and enjoyment. The text includes plot summaries of each scene, and it is highly recommended as a study aid for students, teachers, actors and directors. Widely read in high school and college, The Importance of Being Earnest is a text exemplar of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts.

Includes scene-by-scene and word-for-word text and audio of L.A. Theatre Works’ full cast performance starring:
James Marsters as Jack
Charles Busch as Lady Bracknell
Emily Bergl as Cecily
Neil Dickson as Lane and Merriman
Jill Gascoine as Miss Prism
Christopher Neame as Chasuble
Matthew Wolf as Algernon
Sarah Zimmerman as Gwendolen.

Directed by Michael Hackett for L.A. Theatre Works.

Lead funding for this production, and its presentation as an enhanced ebook, is generously provided by The Sidney E. Frank Foundation.

Oscar Wilde
 * With more than 300 original illustrations and facsimiles.

* With numerous introductions by Robert Ross.

* With all the plays, fiction and non fiction work.

* With a very interesting and fairly large letters section.

* With a complete collection of biographies and memories about Oscar Wilde (by Frank Harris, Robert Sherard, Lord Alfred Douglas).

* Table of contents to every chapters in the book. 

* -Complete and formatted for kindle to improve your reading experience.


CONTENTS

PLAYS

Vera; or, the Nihilists (1880)

The Duchess of Padua (1883)

Salomé (French) (1892)

Salomé (Translation by Lord A. Douglas) (1893)

Lady Windermere’s Fan (1892)

A Woman of no Importance (1893)

An Ideal Husband (1894)

The Importance of Being Earnest (1894)

For love of the King (1894)

Unfinished Plays


NOVEL

The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891)

The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890, Serialised Version)


SHORT-STORIES

Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime and Other Stories (1891)

Lord Arthur’s Savile Crime (1887)

The Canterville Ghost (1887)

The Sphinx without a Secret (1887)

The Model Millionnaire (1887)

The Happy Prince and Other Tale (1888)

The Happy Prince

The Nightingale and the Rose

The Selfish Giant

The Devoted Friend

The Remarkable Rocket

The Portrait of Mr. W. H. (1889)

A House of Pomegranates (1891)

The Young King (1888)

The Birthday of the Infanta (1889)

The Fisherman and his soul

The Star-Child


POEMS

Ravenna (1878)

Poems (1881)

Uncollected Poems (1876-93)

Translations (1875-80)

The Sphinx (1883)

The Ballad of the Reading Geol (1898)


PROSE NON FICTION

Poems in Prose (1893)

Intentions (1889-91)

The Soul of Man (1891)

De Profundis (1897)

Reviews (1885-90)

Miscellanies (1877-94)


LETTERS 


BIOGRAPHIES

The Trial of Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde, his Life and Confessions vol. I. I, by F. Harris

Oscar Wilde, his Life and Confessions vol. II. I, by F. Harris

The Life of Oscar Wilde, by R. H. Sherard

The Real Oscar Wilde, by R. H. Sherard


MEMORIES

The Story of an Unhappy Friendship, by R. H. Sherard

Oscar Wilde and Myself, by Lord A. Douglas

Some Fragments and Memories, by various people


CRITICS

Art and Morality

Oscar Wilde, A critical Study, by A. Ransome

Oscar Wilde, by L. C. Ingleby


Oscar Wilde
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