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A Country Wife

by Lucy Pinney

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Published by Ebury Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7315315M
ISBN 100091891868
ISBN 109780091891862
OCLC/WorldCa57751390

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  The Country-Wife, comedy of manners in five acts by Restoration dramatist William Wycherley, performed and published in It satirizes the sexual duplicity of the aristocracy during the reign of Charles II. Popular for its lively characters and its double entendres, the bawdy comedy was occasionally vilified for immorality.   Books, Toys, Games and much more. The Country Wife / Edition 1 available in Paperback, NOOK Book. Read an excerpt of this book! Add to Wishlist. ISBN ISBN Pub. Date: 04/01/ Publisher: Theatre Communications Group. The Country Wife Price: $


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A Country Wife by Lucy Pinney Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Country Wife is a romp and a farce and a classic of restoration comedy, very typical of the genre. The usual themes are there: the rake or Casanova, the insanely jealous husband, the "innocent" wife who uses her "innocence" as a stratagem/5. First published inA Country Wife deals with gentle joys (and occasional mishaps) during the Van Dorens' quarter century of married life up to that date.

Van Doren's writing is always straightforward and personable, always insightful, often funny.4/5(6). A Country Wife book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Twenty years ago a young Londoner named Lucy arrived in the Dorset co /5.

English dramatist William Wycherley (c–) is best known for his plays The Country Wife and The Plain Dealer. His Restoration-era comedies are notable for their keen satires of manners and society, and the playwright was a favorite among the wits in the court of Charles II.4/5(27).

The Country Wife is a Restoration comedy written in by William Wycherley. A product of the tolerant early Restoration period, the play reflects an aristocratic and anti- Puritan ideology, and was controversial for its sexual explicitness even in its own ters: Mr.

Horner, Mr. Harcourt, Mr. Pinchwife. The Country Wife is an example of Restoration comedy, or a Comedy of Manners. The term Restoration Comedy refers to comedies produced during the reign of Charles II, from to These comedies usually involve complex love triangles, mistaken identities, sexual jokes, references to contemporary figures, witty social critique, and a celebration of courtly life, Royalist values, and the.

The Country Wife has provoked powerfully mixed reactions over the years. The seventeenth century libertine king Charles II saw it twice, and is said to have joined the 'dance of the cuckolds' at the end of one performance; the eighteenth century actor-playwright David Garrick declared it 'the most licentious play in the English language'; the.

The Country Wife, based on a compilation of Molière’s The School for Husbands (), The School for Wives (), and Terence’s The Eunuch ( BCE), is about marriage, infidelity, and male friendship. Harry Horner, an infamous womanizer, enlists his doctor to spread the false rumor that Horner has become impotent to convince other men to trust him to be alone with their wives.

At Pinchwife’s house, his young wife, Margery, complains to Alithea that Pinchwife will not let her go out and enjoy the town. She tells Alithea that she loved going to the theatre the night before and found the actors extremely handsome. Download The Country Wife free in PDF & EPUB format.

Download William Wycherley's The Country Wife for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile. "The Country Wife is shown to surpass much Restoration comedy in structural and thematic unity by counterpointing the principals' attitudes on sex and marriage. Although the plot is episodic and portrays multiple sets of lovers, Wycherley succeeds in evolving a 'clear dramatic line.'" 3/5(5).

One of the most notorious Restoration comedies in existence, William Wycherley’s The Country Wife is a lively and riotous exploration of courtly and city life in the seventeenth century, which was rife with unremitting sexual intrigue and conquest.

For the basis of his plot, Wycherley here borrows heavily from the work of Molière, but. Get this from a library. A country wife. [Lucy Pinney] -- Londoner Lucy Pinney arrived in the Dorset countryside a charmingly naive and very enthusiastic newly-wed.

Knowing nothing of the great outdoors, she blithely launched herself into a life of. The Country Wife William WYCHERLEY ( - ) One of the most notorious Restoration comedies in existence, William Wycherley’s The Country Wife is a lively and riotous exploration of courtly and city life in the seventeenth century, which was rife with unremitting sexual intrigue and conquest.

The Country-Wife, A comedy, Acted at the Theatre Royal. Written by Mr. Wycherley London Printed for Thomas Dring [etc.] [4], p. Preliminaries omitted Play details The country wife. Genre: Comedy. Date first published: Date first performed: 12 Jan [Page] THE Country-Wife, A COMEDY, Acted at the THEATRE ROYAL.

Front matter. The Country Wife by William Wycherley,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). THE COUNTRY WIFE (Country Wife, Book One) An awesome read. Filled with love, tragedy, and hope for the future.

[AMAZON] COUNTRY WIFE, Book 2. SPIRIT, Book 1. SPIRIT, Book 2. THE BREAKUP EFFECT. NEVER LETTING GO. THE OAK TREE. THE CHOICE NOT TAKEN. STILL LIFE, Book. in The Country Wife and Love for Love. Author: Anke Werckmeister; Publisher: GRIN Verlag ISBN: Category: Literary Criticism Page: 14 View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Seminar paper from the year in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 2,3, Free University of Berlin (Institut für Englische Philologie), course: Restoration Comedies, language:.

One of the best and most vibrant examples of this is William Wycherley's play The Country Wife. William Wycherley lived from toand earned his reputation as one of the wittiest. The Country Wife by William Wycherley was published in and premiered the same year at the Theatre Royal in London.

It is classified in English literature as a Restoration comedy. THE Country-Wife, A COMEDY, Acted at the THEATRE ROYAL. Front matter Indignor quicquam reprehendi, non quia crassè Compositum illepidéve putetur, sed quia nuper: Nec veniam Antiquis, sed honorem & præmia posci.

Horat. PROLOGUE, spoken by Mr. Hart. Poets like Cudgel'd Bullys, never do At first, or second blow, submit to you;File Size: KB. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook Persistence Karawane by BALL, Hugo City Church Nottingham Power And Grace Fm Riding In The Car With Chris Modern Nostalgia Gaming Dialing Strangers | Overcoming your.Genre/Form: Comedy plays Drama Comedies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wycherley, William, Country wife.

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