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The Importance of Being Oscar

by Michael MacLiammoir

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Published by Colin Smythe .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama texts: from c 1900 -,
  • 20th Century English Drama,
  • Drama,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • English,
  • Plays,
  • General,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages70
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9333907M
    ISBN 100851055109
    ISBN 109780851055107
    OCLC/WorldCa60105145

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The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde Part 1 out of 2. homepage; Index of The Importance of Being Earnest; Next part (2) Transcribed by David Price, email [email protected] The Importance of Being Earnest A Trivial Comedy for Serious People THE PERSONS IN THE PLAY John Worthing, J.P.

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