Restoration and eighteenth-century comedy: Authoritative texts of The country wife, The man of mode, The way of the world, The conscious lovers, The school for scandal; backgrounds, criticism

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Norton, 1973 - Drama - 565 pages
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Backgrounds: On Wit. After reading these short pieces by contemporary writers and critics, I felt like I had a better understanding of how comedic plays were written and judged - what was considered ... Read full review


George Etherege The Man of Mode
William Congreve The Way of the World
Richard Steele The Conscious Lovers

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Scott McMillin was Professor of English at Cornell University.

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