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Vanbrugh, John 1664-1726

Overview
Works: 899 works in 3,846 publications in 5 languages and 45,027 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Records and correspondence  Drama  Portraits  Sources 
Subject Headings: Dramatists, English--Early modern 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Architect, Creator, Adapter, Bibliographic antecedent, Translator
Classifications: PR3737, 822.4
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The provoked wife by John Vanbrugh( Book )

405 editions published between 1697 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this late Restoration comedy Vanbrugh not only pushes the unhappily married couple, which had been good for no more than a raucous subplot in earlier comedies of manners, centre-stage - he also makes the audience sympathise with the wife: The only thing Sir John and Lady Brute agree on is that they ought not to have married each other; now he spends his time in drunken debauchery with his cronies, while she tries to withstand the advances of her admirer Constant. After a series of farcical accidents involving cross-dressing and the eternal lover-in-the-wardrobe, the couple end where they be
The provoked husband by Colley Cibber( Book )

469 editions published between 1720 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relapse; or, Virtue in danger by John Vanbrugh( Book )

205 editions published between 1696 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vanbrugh's play tells of Loveless's relapse into marital infidelity when he falls for the beautiful Berinthia. Meanwhile, Worthy, an ex-lover of Berinthia's, tries to seduce Amanda by alerting her to her husband's unfaithfulness. Vanbrugh's play also features a prominent and hugely entertaining subplot in which the newly ennobled Lord Foppington vies unknowingly with his penniless younger brother for the hand in marriage of Sir Tunbelly Clumsy's daughter, Hoydon
The relapse by John Vanbrugh( Book )

32 editions published between 1697 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ironic sequel to Colley Cibber's play Love's Last Shift. The Relapse has two plots, the first concerns Loveless, a reformed libertine who has been living in the country with his wife Amanda. When the couple return to London, Loveless, true to the title, relapses and pursues his wife's friend, Berinthia. The second plot has more comedy as it concerns the marital exploits of the newly ennobled Lord Foppington a Beau of the first rank but rather dim and very vain
The confederacy a comedy ; as it is acted at the Queen's theatre in the Haymarket ; by Her Majesty's sworn servants by John Vanbrugh( Book )

125 editions published between 1705 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short vindication of The relapse and the provok'd wife by John Vanbrugh( Book )

21 editions published between 1698 and 1973 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vanbrugh's reply to Jeremy Collier's attack upon him in "A short view of the immorality and profaneness of the English stage"--Dict. nat. biog
The complete works of Sir John Vanbrugh; the plays edited by Bonamy Dobrée by John Vanbrugh( Book )

31 editions published between 1927 and 1967 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pilgrim a comedy as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane by John Fletcher( Book )

21 editions published between 1700 and 1983 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prose adaptation by Sir John Vanbrugh. Reproduction of original in the British Library. (marc) 11132549. (stc) Wing F1349. (vid) 46368. (DLPS) A39808.0001.001. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A39808.0001.001. http://quod.lib.umich.edu/t/text/accesspolicy.html. This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at eebotcp-info@umich.edu for further information or permissions. Dryden, John, 1631-1700. Vanbrugh, John, 1664-1726
The mistake. A comedy by John Vanbrugh( Book )

125 editions published between 1706 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John Vanbrugh by John Vanbrugh( Book )

46 editions published between 1893 and 1949 in English and Undetermined and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic works of Wycherley, Congreve, Vanbrugh, and Farquhar : with biographical and critical notices by William Wycherley( Book )

42 editions published between 1840 and 1970 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays by John Vanbrugh( Book )

93 editions published between 1719 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journey to London being part of a comedy by John Vanbrugh( Book )

65 editions published between 1728 and 2009 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The city wives' confederacy : a comedy by John Vanbrugh( Book )

79 editions published between 1742 and 2005 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The false friend a comedy ; as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane by His Majesty's servants by John Vanbrugh( Book )

57 editions published between 1702 and 2005 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mistake a comedy ; as it is acted at the Queen's theatre in the Hay-market by Her Majesty's sworn servants by John Vanbrugh( Book )

20 editions published between 1706 and 1996 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relapse ; The provoked wife ; The confederacy ; A journey to London ; The country house by John Vanbrugh( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aesop a comedy by John Vanbrugh( Book )

45 editions published between 1697 and 1953 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pilgrim a comedy by John Vanbrugh( Book )

40 editions published between 1724 and 2005 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esop : a comedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury Lane by John Vanbrugh( Book )

59 editions published between 1720 and 1979 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The relapse
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