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The country-wife

William Wycherley

The country-wife

a comedy

by William Wycherley

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Published by Printed for T. Dring in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesCountry wife
Statementwritten by Mr. Wycherley
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830
ContributionsMolière, 1622-1673., Molière, 1622-1673.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 p. l., 102 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15142489M
LC Control Number87817950

William Wycherley, The Country Wife () Horner. A quack is as fit for a Pimp, as a Midwife for a Bawd; they are still but in their way, both helpers of Nature.—[aside.] —Well, my dear Doctor, hast thou done what I desired. Quack.   The Country Wife: A Comedy, As It Is Acted At The Theatre-royal. Written By Mr. Wycherley (Second Edition) View larger image. By: William Wycherley. Read Now. Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. To learn more about using Bookshare with Author: William Wycherley.

Welcome to Country Wife Chronicles! CWC chronicles the country life, the simple life, and the fire life from the perspective of a provincial country d in faith, the purpose of Country Wife Chronicles is to share the joys of slowing down and savoring the art of being still in the Lord. The blog features various aspects of country living, realistic tips for simplifying your life. The Country Wife was written by William Wycherley in Wycherley himself was born in England in /1. It was considered so rude that it wasn’t performed from the 18th-century until the 20th-century!

  The Country Wife contains an even more obvious reference to The Conquest of Granada when Mr. Hart alludes to his performance as Almanzor in the Prologue: "But though our Bayses Batles oft I've fought, / And with hruisd knuckles, their dear Conquests bought" (), as Peter Holland notes in The Ornament of Action: Text and Performance in. 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: .


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Harry Horner, a notorious womanizer, spreads a rumor that he has contracted venereal disease and that, while being treated for this by a French surgeon, he has accidentally been made impotent.

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Get this from a library. The country wife. [William Wycherley; James Ogden] -- 'He's a fool that marries, but he's a greater fool that does not marry a fool.' This bawdy, hilarious, subversive and wickedly satirical drama pokes fun at the humourless, the jealous, and the. 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 time.

The title itself contains a lewd pun. It is based on several plays by Molière, with added features that s London audiences Characters: Mr.

Horner, Mr. Harcourt, Mr. Pinchwife. 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. When he meets the young, innocent Margery Pinchwife, the ‘country wife’ of the title, the scene is set for scandal.

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The Country Wife was apparently first produced by the King’s Company at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane on Januand was obviously well received by the audiences of the time, for it. 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, 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.

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London, E. Benn. Horner, the antihero at the center of The Country Wife, is a familiar type of the period: a rake, for “rake-hell,” so called from the hellfire that such men seemed to be daring themselves to by their scandalous behavior.

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