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by Peter Dixon,William Wycherley
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Dramas & Plays
  • Author:
    Peter Dixon,William Wycherley
  • ISBN:
    0192834541
  • ISBN13:
    978-0192834546
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  • Publisher:
    Oxford University Press (October 26, 2002)
  • Pages:
    520 pages
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    Dramas & Plays
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The Country Wife and Othe. has been added to your Cart The Country Wife is one of the great restoration comedies.

The Country Wife and Othe. has been added to your Cart. I was excited to find this collection of Wycherley's plays, but for some reason, much of the text is presented in tables. This means that a good deal of the text is cut and cannot be read on the Kindle. If Oxford books releases a corrected version, I'd be happy to purchase again, but until then be warned - this ebook is unreadable with upwards of 50 lines of text lost with every page turn (especially in the dedications and prologues). The Country Wife is one of the great restoration comedies.

The Country Wife and Other Plays: Love in a Wood; The Gentleman Dancing-Master; The Country Wife; the Plain Dealer (Oxford World's Classics). 1165867834 (ISBN13: 9781165867837). His play, Love in a Wood, was produced early in 1671 at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lan William Wycherley was an English dramatist of the Restoration period, best known for the plays The Country Wife and The Plain Dealer. Wycherley left Oxford University and took up residence at the Inner Temple, but gave little attention to the study of law. Pleasure and the stage were his only interests.

The Country Wife is a sharp but also highly amusing attack on social and . ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics ha. .

The Country Wife is a sharp but also highly amusing attack on social and sexual hypocrisy. The Plain Dealer, a powerful dramatic satire loosely based on Moliere's Le Misanthrope, continues and enlarges Wycherley's assault on greed and corruption. In addition, there is a scholarly introduction, a note on staging, and detailed annotation.

Home Browse Books Book details, Love in a Wood; The Gentleman Dancing-Master; The. William Wycherley's four comedies are admired for their satirical wit, farcical humor, vivid characterization, and social criticism. Love in a Wood; The Gentleman Dancing-Master; The Country Wife; The Plain Dealer. By William Wycherley, Peter Dixon.

William Wycherley's four comedies are admired for their satirical wit, farcical humor, vivid characterization, and social . Plays Written by Mr. William Wycherley: Containing the Plain Dealer, the Country Wife, Gentleman Dancing Master, Love in a Wood.

William Wycherley's four comedies are admired for their satirical wit, farcical humor, vivid characterization, and social criticism. от 695. The Country Wife: A Comedy, As It Is Acted at the Theatre-Royal.

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The Country Wife is a sharp but also highly amusing attack on social and sexual hypocrisy

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William Wycherley's four comedies are admired for their satirical wit . Peter Dixon, now retired, was formerly Chair of English at Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London.

His third play, The Country Wife (1675), centered around a rake who lulls .

His third play, The Country Wife (1675), centered around a rake who lulls husbands into a false sense of security by pretending to be a eunuch, was one of his two more enduring successes. Like the comedies of Etherege, these three plays center in the intrigues of London gallants, fops, and ladies of fashion. In 1765 Isaac Bickerstaff restored The Plain Dealer in an adaptation which was for many years a stock piece. In the same year John Lee condensed The Country Wife into a two-act play. In 1766 David Garrick rewrote Wycherley's comedy into The Country Girl, a five-act play with a tone and situations less objectionable to the taste of Garrick's day. Achievements.

William Wycherley's four comedies are admired for their satirical wit, farcical humor, vivid characterization, and social criticism. This edition includes Love in a Wood, The Gentleman Dancing-Master, The Country Wife, and The Plain Dealer. The texts of the plays have been newly edited and are presented with modernized spelling and punctuation. In addition, there is a scholarly introduction, a note on staging, and detailed annotation.

Ytli
I was excited to find this collection of Wycherley's plays, but for some reason, much of the text is presented in tables. This means that a good deal of the text is cut and cannot be read on the Kindle. If Oxford books releases a corrected version, I'd be happy to purchase again, but until then be warned - this ebook is unreadable with upwards of 50 lines of text lost with every page turn (especially in the dedications and prologues).

Truly disappointing.
Timberahue
The Country Wife is one of the great restoration comedies. The "china scene" alone is worth five stars.