The Comedies of William Congreve
1927. Congreve's literary apprenticeship was served under the tutelage of John Dryden, the leading playwright of the day. William Congreve only wrote five plays before retiring from writing to work in government. Love for Love and his other plays showed a knack for writing urbane, scintillating wit that some say rivaled Moliere's. Contents: The Old Batchelor; The Double-Dealer; Love for Love; and The Way of the World. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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Review: The Comedies of William CongreveUser Review - Lynda - Goodreads
I love restoration comedies. They are full of wit and innuendo. I regret that Congreve did not put out more. Read full review
Review: The Comedies of William CongreveUser Review - psm - Goodreads
one of the highlights of 17th century literature. quick-paced, witty, clever, sophisticated, comedies of sex and manners. a precursor to films like "his girl friday". brilliant. "love for love" and ... Read full review