The Relapse and Other PlayseBook - 2004
This edition contains five comedies on the theme of marital disharmony by the foremost Restoration playwright John Vanbrugh (1664-1726). In addition to the The Relapse it includes The Provoked Wife, The Confederacy, A Journey to London, and The Country House. Published in the Oxford English Drama series, it has modernized texts, a critical introduction, wide-ranging annotation, and an informative bibliography. It is the only selection. of Vanbrugh's plays currently in print. - ;The Relapse * The Provoked Wife * The Confederacy * A Journey to London * The Country House. These five comedies on the theme of marital disharmony by the foremost Restoration playwright John Vanbrugh (1664-1726) are published in the Oxford English Drama series. The texts are freshly edited using modern spelling. There is a critical introduction, wide-ranging annotation, and an informative bibliography which together illuminate the plays' cultural context and theatrical potential for reader and performer alike. 'The series should reshape the canon in a number of significant areas. A splendid and imaginative project.'. Professor Anne Barton, Cambridge University -.
Publisher: Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2004
Copyright Date: ©2004
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1107 pages)