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Vanbrugh, John 1664-1726

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Works: 746 works in 3,251 publications in 5 languages and 41,374 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  History  Drama  Sources 
Roles: Author, Other, Adapter, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Translator, Architect
Classifications: AC4, 822.4
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Most widely held works about John Vanbrugh
 
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Most widely held works by John Vanbrugh
The provok'd wife. a comedy, by Sir John Vanbrugh, adapted for theatrical representation, as performed at the Theatre-Royal, Covent-Garden. Regulated from the prompt-book. By permission of the manager. by John Vanbrugh( )
341 editions published between 1697 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 4,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Attributed to Sir John Vanbrugh. Cf. Halkett & Laing (2nd ed.). First ed. Cf. BM. Advertisement on t.p., p. [2] in the beginning and p. [1]-[2] at end. Reproduction of original in Huntington Library. (marc) 12495077. (stc) Wing V55. (stc) Arber's Term cat. III 15. (stc) Wise, T.J. Ashley lib. VII 178. (stc) Woodward & McManaway 1258. (vid) 62484. (DLPS) A65060.0001.001. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A65060.0001.001. 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
The relapse by John Vanbrugh( )
240 editions published between 1696 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 3,660 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 provok'd husband or, a journey to London. A comedy by Colley Cibber( )
206 editions published between 1728 and 2005 in English and French and held by 3,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The provoked husband by John Vanbrugh( Book )
130 editions published between 1728 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The provoked wife by John Vanbrugh( Book )
63 editions published between 1697 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,330 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 mistake. a comedy. Written by Sir John Vanbrugh by John Vanbrugh( )
82 editions published between 1706 and 2005 in English and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Esop; a comedy as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. In two parts. Written by Sir John Vanbrugh by John Vanbrugh( )
60 editions published between 1720 and 2005 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The relapse The provoked wife ; The confederacy ; A journey to London ; The country house by John Vanbrugh( )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The false friend A comedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. By Sir John Vanbrugh by John Vanbrugh( )
53 editions published between 1702 and 2005 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The provok'd husband or, a journey to London. A comedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal, by His Majesty's servants. Written by the late Sir John Vanbrugh, and Mr. Cibber by John Vanbrugh( Book )
168 editions published between 1720 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir John Vanbrugh by John Vanbrugh( Book )
47 editions published between 1893 and 1949 in English and Undetermined and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plays, written by Sir John Vanbrugh. In two volumes by John Vanbrugh( )
63 editions published between 1719 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A short vindication of The relapse and the provok'd wife by John Vanbrugh( Book )
23 editions published between 1698 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 490 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
Æsop ; a comedy As it is performing at the theatres of London and Dublin. Written by Sir John Vanbrugh by John Vanbrugh( Book )
29 editions published between 1697 and 1996 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plays written by Sir John Vanbrugh. In two volumes by John Vanbrugh( )
16 editions published between 1719 and 1765 in English and held by 398 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 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The pilgrim a comedy as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane by John Fletcher( Book )
24 editions published between 1700 and 1753 in English and held by 350 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
 
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