The Importance of Being Earnest

A comedy of manners by Oscar Wilde

Themes : the author in their century

and the encounter with the other (the double or doppelgänger)


Help for the play

You find here

a list of vocabulary

to help you along your reading

Read the play

You can read it here


Baccalaureat oral examination


  • the themes raised in the play
  • documents that will help you for

your oral examination

Still to come if school does not start

after the Easter Holidays

Here is a starter

Watch the trailer of the most recent film version of the play

Here you may watch Act I of the play and follow with the text as you wish.

act 2

act 3

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