Restoration Comedy / Edition 1

Restoration Comedy / Edition 1

by David Womersley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631234721

ISBN-13: 9780631234722

Pub. Date: 09/23/2002

Publisher: Wiley

The two plays presented in full in this volume – Wycherley's The Country Wife and Congreve's The Way of the World – illustrate the evolution of Restoration comedy between 1675 and 1700.

  • Includes full texts of Wycherley's The Country Wife and Congreve's The Way of the World.

Overview

The two plays presented in full in this volume – Wycherley's The Country Wife and Congreve's The Way of the World – illustrate the evolution of Restoration comedy between 1675 and 1700.

  • Includes full texts of Wycherley's The Country Wife and Congreve's The Way of the World.
  • Demonstrates how Restoration comedy evolved between 1675 and 1700.
  • Introduces general readers or students to the genre.
  • An editorial introduction guides readers through the plays and the period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631234722
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/23/2002
Series:
Blackwell Essential Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
4.72(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface.

Introduction.

1. William Wycherley (1641-1716):.

The Country Wife (1675).

2. William Congreve (1670-1729):.

The Way of the World (1700).

Index of titles and first lines.

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