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William Wycherley

country-wife

a comedy, acted at the Theatre-Royal

by William Wycherley

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Published by Printed for T. Dring, and sold by R. Bentley, and S. Magnes in Russel-street in Covent-Garden in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Mr. Wycherley
ContributionsMolière, 1622-1673., Molière, 1622-1673.
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], 71, [1] p. ;
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14800273M

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. Find books like The Country Wife from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Country Wife also liked: The Rover, The M.

  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. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Country Wife by Rebecca Sorens at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters.

Genre/Form: Comedy plays Drama Comedies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wycherley, William, Country wife. London, E. Benn, In The Country Wife, Horner ’s name reflects his status as a “cuckold maker,” as he gives men horns, or makes them cuckolds, when he sleeps with their wives. Sir Jasper, in contrast, is the quintessential naïve cuckold who is oblivious to his wife’s deceptions.


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