Restoration Comedy (Blackwell Essential Literature)

  • Publish Date: 2002-09-13
  • Binding: Paperback
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The two plays presented in full in this volume Wycherley's The Country Wife and Congreve's The Way of the World illustrate the evolution of Restoration comedy between 1675 and 1700.


  • Includes full texts of Wycherley's The Country Wife and Congreve's The Way of the World.

  • Demonstrates how Restoration comedy evolved between 1675 and 1700.

  • Introduces general readers or students to the genre.

  • An editorial introduction guides readers through the plays and the period.


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