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William Congreve

William Congreve

William Congreve

by William Congreve

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Published by Fisher Unwin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Title given in the list of titles in the series (p.ii): The complete plays of William Congreve.

Statementedited by Alex. Charles Ewald.
SeriesMermaid Series
ContributionsEwald, Alexander Charles.
The Physical Object
Paginationxlii, 486p. ;
Number of Pages486
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13945572M

Background Congreve was born on January 24, , in Bardsey, England, the son of William Congreve and Mary née Browning. His father was a soldier and a descendant of an old English family which owned considerable property in Staffordshire. Sir William Congreve, 2nd Baronet KCH FRS (20 May – 16 May ) was an English inventor and rocket artillery pioneer distinguished for his development and deployment of Congreve rockets, and a Tory Member of Parliament (MP).

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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks/5(16).

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William Congreve was born in January of in Bardsey Grange, Yorkshire, England, the son of William Congreve (–) and his wife, Mary. By the Congreves were living in Ireland and there young William attended Kilkenny College then Trinity College.

Before the play begins, a number of important events have taken place in the lives of the main characters, which Congreve reveals throughout the play. Arabella’s first husband, Languish, has died and left her his fortune.

She begins a secret affair with Edward Mirabell. They end the affair and she. Considered by many critics the finest of Restoration comedies, 'The Way of the World' is Congreve's masterpiece - a rich and knowing comedy of manners that not only satirizes the falsity, pretense and shallowness of the London society of his day, but offers a depth of feeling, sensitivity and polished phrasing that elevates the play far above other efforts in the genre.

William Congreve, English dramatist who shaped the English comedy of manners through his brilliant comic dialogue, his satirical portrayal of the war of the sexes, and his ironic scrutiny of the affectations of his age.

His major plays were The Old Bachelour (), The Double-Dealer (), Love. Before the action of the play begins, the following events are assumed to have taken place. Mirabell, a young man-about-town, apparently not a man of great wealth, has had an affair with Mrs.

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It premiered in in the theatre in Lincoln's Inn Fields in London. It is widely regarded as being one of the best Restoration comedies written and is still performed sporadically to this day.

Congreve, William () - English dramatist who is generally con-sidered the master of the British comedy of manners. He was a fellow student of Jonathan Swift at Trinity College in Dublin. The Way of the World () - Now considered his greatest work, this play was so poorly received in that Con.

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All deal with similar themes of.The Way of the World by William Congreve Part 1 out of 3. adamwbender.com homepage; Index of The Way of the World; Next part (2) The Way of the World Audire est operae pretium, prcedere recte.Mirabell A young man-about-town, in love with Millamant.

Millamant A young, very charming lady, in love with, and loved by, adamwbender.com is the ward of Lady Wishfort because she is the niece of Lady Wishfort's long-dead husband. She is a first cousin of Mrs. Fainall.