The country wife
The resourceful hero of The Country Wife is Horner, the scourge of stupid husbands and the hope of unhappy wives. Through a single simple ruse Horner helps one woman after another settle accounts with a foolish spouse. Margery, the country wife, upsets his plans when she learns the manners of the city and begins to apply them herself.
The Regents Restoration Drama text is based on the first edition of 1675, the last edition to enjoy Wycherley’s attention. By the time the second edition appeared he was in prison for debt, having enjoyed too much of his success at the royal court.
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Review: The Country WifeUser Review - Codmalt - Goodreads
currently doing an essay on it for my uni drama course, after researching the time it was written, you can understand the buzz it generates. Read full review
Review: The Country WifeUser Review - Jude Smith - Goodreads
I had to read this book for a Brit Lit course in college, and I am glad for it. This play is pure comedy. If you like absurd-ism and 19th century, it is an instant recommendation. For everyone else, it will be less enjoyable. Read full review