B. J. Harrison Reads The Importance of Being Earnest

SerieThe Classic Tales with B. J. Harrison
Auteur Oscar Wilde
Spreker B. J. Harrison
Speelduur 2u 27m 48s
€ 8,99


In "The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People", our main characters Algernon and Jack are tired of social obligations and have decided to lead a double life instead. However, nothing is simple when it comes to keeping secrets and several fates get entangled with the men’s questionable endeavours. This late-19th-century play by Oscar Wilde is considered a satire of its time, offering a critique of Victorian institutions, such as marriage. The play has seen numerous radio, film, opera and musical adaptations. These include the 1992 film "The Importance of Being Earnest", starring Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth. Hear the classic as read by B.J. Harrison.

B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was an Irish author, poet and playwright, who became one of the most famous – as well as scandalous – playwrights in London in the late 19th century. Wilde is remembered for his witty plays, such as "The Importance of Being Earnest" and his Gothic novel "The Picture of Dorian Gray", set in the Victorian era. His works have lived on in stage and film adaptations. Recent adaptations of his stories include the film "Dorian Gray"(2009), with Ben Barnes as the famous main character.


UitgeverSAGA Egmont
Publicatiedatum 10 december 2020
ISBN 9788726575033
Taal Engels
Soort audioLuisterboek
Speelduur 2u 27m 48s
Bestandsgrootte 103 MB
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Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was een Ierse toneelschrijver en auteur. Hij werd bekend door zijn rol in de esthetische en decadente beweging, en werd gezien als een van de meest succesvolle toneelschrijvers van het Victoriaanse tijdperk. Het portret van Dorian Gray is zijn enige gepubliceerde roman.

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