Copyright © 2002 Blackwell Publishers Ltd
Editor(s): David Womersley
Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
Print ISBN: 9780631234715
Online ISBN: 9780470757055
About this Book
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.