The complete plays of William Congreve. by William Congreve

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StatementEdited by Herbert Davis.
SeriesCurtain playwrights
ContributionsDavis, Herbert John, 1893-1967, ed.
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LC ClassificationsPR3362 .D3 1967
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 501 p.
Number of Pages501
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5989923M
LC Control Number66020598
OCLC/WorldCa354988

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Anytime, anywhere, across your devices. – William Congreve (24 January – 19 The complete plays of William Congreve. book ) was an English playwright and poet of the Restoration period.

He is known for his clever, satirical dialogue and influence on the comedy of manners style of that period. He was also a minor political figure in the British Whig : 24 JanuaryBardsey, West Yorkshire, England.

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Initially, however, the play struck many audience members as continuing the immorality of the previous decades, and was not well Place premiered: Lincoln's Inn Fields.

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William Congreve, (born JanuBardsey, near Leeds, Yorkshire, England—died JanuLondon), English dramatist who shaped the English comedy of manners through his brilliant comic dialogue, his satirical portrayal of the war of the sexes, and his ironic scrutiny of the affectations of his age.

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William Congreve’s (24 January – 19 January ) first play, The Old Bachelor, was an instant success; its initial run of fourteen days made it the most popular play since Thomas Otway’s Venice Preserved (pr., pb.

If seventeenth- and eighteenth-century comedy differ in that the formeris about sex (and adultery actually happens) while the latter is aboutlove (and adultery is merely threatened), then Congreve - writing atthe turn of the century - occupies a phase of transition.

Mirabell isno saint, but he deserves the title of 'hero' for masterminding theaction with the same wit and humanity with which. William Congreve was born in Bardsey Grange, England on Janu He attended Trinity College, Dublin, and was admitted to the Middle Temple to study law.

He completed his first play, The Old Bachelor, in William Congreve (24 January - 19 January ) was an English poet and playwright. Congreve was born in Yorkshire.

In boyhood he was taken to Ireland, and educated at Kilkenny and at Trinity College, Dublin. In he returned to England and entered the Middle Temple, but does not appear to have practised, and took to writing for the stage.

His 1st comedy, The Old Bachelor, was produced Occupation: playwright, poet. "Occasionally a book comes to hand that is so satisfactory that one would not change it in the slightest detail. Miss Lynch's edition of the greatest of all Restoration comedies of manners in such a book A model for 20th-century editors." -Choice.

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Restoration Plays: The Rehearsal/ The Country Wife/ The Man of Mode/ All For Love/ Venice Preserved/ The Relapse/ The Way of the World/ The Beaux' Stratagem by Villiers, George; Wyncherly, William; Etherege, George; Dryden, John; Ottway, Thomas; Vanbrugh, John; Congreve, William; Farquhar, George and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at William Congreve's characterizations were built on Restoration era definitions of "wit," a concept encompassing the verbal and moral behavior of a gentleman, for Congreve's plays were primarily.

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He was son of Lt. General Sir William Congreve, 1st Baronet, the Comptroller of the Royal Laboratories at the Royal Arsenal and raised in Kent, was educated at Newcome's school in Hackney, Wolverhampton Grammar School and Singlewell School in Kent.

He then studied law at Trinity College, Cambridge, graduating BA in and MA in

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