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Weakly Waving the Canadian Flag...by Geoff Brookes.

© Geoff Brookes

Over the past two years, Canada’s federal Conservatives have looked less like a frigate, and more like a sailboat adrift in a perfect calm. 523 more words

Opinion

Frankel and Earnest (and other boys' names)

I am currently reading Nicholas Frankel’s new scholarly edition of The Annotated Importance of Being Earnest, [1] and I am fascinated by the editorial introduction and inter-leaf annotations. 534 more words

Oscar Wilde

The Importance of not being Earnest

“The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.” ― Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde was famous for his wit, and satire.  

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The Art Of Narrative

The Show

Tonight is the final performance of this year’s school production, “the Importance of Being Earnest”. This comedy play, written by Oscar Wilde stars among many leading characters our two children. 64 more words

Tanzanian Living

In Which the Lion and Ox Discuss the Furies

Lion:  That last post about Aeschylus’ Eumenides was too long – and frankly Langley began to lose me when he started talking about conscience. The lengthy citations were no help either. 1,889 more words

Classical Education

Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde

Today is the 160th birthday of Oscar Wilde.

NAME: Oscar Wilde
OCCUPATION: Writer
BIRTH DATE: October 16, 1854
DEATH DATE: November 30, 1900… 1,396 more words

Importance of Being Earnest (Richmond Theatre), review

Lucy Bailey’s re-imagining of Oscar Wilde’s classic play comes to Richmond Theatre direct from the West End and a short tour which has stopped at Bath, Brighton, Aylesbury, and finally comes to a stop at Birmingham next week.  420 more words

Theatre