William Congreve: An Annotated Bibliography, 1978-1994
William Congreve (1670-1729) was an English author known as one of the last great Restoration comic playwrights, whose best known works include The Old Bachelor, Love for Love, and The Way of the World. This work updates and expands upon Bartlett's William Congreve: A Reference Guide (1979). It contains substantial new scholarship on the playwright, influenced by new literary perspectives including New Historicism, Feminism, Marxism, and Deconstructionism. Entries are arranged according to year of publication and briefly describe the thesis of each book. With subject index.
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