The Way of the World

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A & C Black, 1994 - Adultery - 120 pages
These paperback editions of classic plays provide texts, notes and critical material for the A-level and university student that are also suitable for the general reader. Here another edition to add to the series list. Introductions place the plays in their historical, social and theatrical context; commentary notes give information on language and staging.

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About the author (1994)

William Congreve was born in Bardsey Grange, England on January 24, 1670. He attended Trinity College, Dublin, and was admitted to the Middle Temple to study law. He completed his first play, The Old Bachelor, in 1690. He became associated with John Dryden, collaborating with him on translations of the satires of Juvenal and Persius in 1693. His other plays include Love for Love, The Way of the World, and The Mourning Bride. He died on January 19, 1729.

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