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5%OFFWilliam Wycherley - The Country Wife - 9780803253711 - V9780803253711
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The Country Wife

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Description for The Country Wife Paperback. 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. Editor(s): Fujimura, Thomas Hikaru. Num Pages: 153 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 208 x 135 x 9. Weight in Grams: 205.

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 ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
1965
Publisher
University of Nebraska Press United States
Number of pages
153
Condition
New
Number of Pages
153
Place of Publication
Lincoln, United States
ISBN
9780803253711
SKU
V9780803253711
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Reviews for The Country Wife
"The Country Wife is shown to surpass much Restoration comedy in structural and thematic unity by counterpointing the principals' attitudes on sex and marriage. Although the plot is episodic and portrays multiple sets of lovers, Wycherley succeeds in evolving a 'clear dramatic line.'"—Seventeenth-Century News

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