Restoration Comedy (Blackwell Essential Literature #7) (Hardcover)

Restoration Comedy (Blackwell Essential Literature #7) By David Womersley (Editor), Duncan Wu (Introduction by) Cover Image

Restoration Comedy (Blackwell Essential Literature #7) (Hardcover)

By David Womersley (Editor), Duncan Wu (Introduction by)

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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.
David Womersley has been a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Jesus College, Oxford since 1984. Duncan Wu is a Fellow of St Catherine's College, Oxford, and University Lecturer in English Literature.
Product Details ISBN: 9780631234715
ISBN-10: 0631234713
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: September 13th, 2002
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: Blackwell Essential Literature