On This Day …Born on October 16, 1854 in Dublin, Irish writer Oscar Wilde
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We’re going back 122 years for today’s classic: Oscar Wilde’s trivial farce for serious people: The Importance of Being Earnest.
Wilde’s most popular play has an awful lot going on for a play that doesn’t really seem to be about anything, so I’ll try to summarize it as best I can: Jack is a fine upstanding man in the country, but a dandy-ish libertine called Ernest when he’s in London. 151 more words
In February of 1895, the playwright Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) continued an astonishing run of theatrical success with the opening of his artistic masterpiece, The Importance of Being Earnest… 211 more words