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Vanbrugh, John 1664-1726

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Works: 729 works in 3,250 publications in 4 languages and 37,054 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Records and correspondence  Drama  Sources 
Roles: Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Architect, Adapter, Translator
Classifications: AC4, 822.4
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Le mari poussé a bout ou le voiage à Londres. Comedie en v. actes, commencée par le Chevalier Vanbrugh, & achevée par Colley Cibber ; traduite de l'anglois by Colley Cibber ( )
366 editions published between 1720 and 2009 in English and French and held by 3,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The provok'd wife a comedy. In which is inserted, an original scene, never before printed. Written by Sir John Vanbrugh by John Vanbrugh ( )
223 editions published between 1697 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The relapse; or, Virtue in danger by John Vanbrugh ( )
188 editions published between 1696 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,420 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 mistake. a comedy. Written by Sir John Vanbrugh by John Vanbrugh ( )
81 editions published between 1706 and 2005 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The confederacy A comedy. As it is acted at the Queen's Theatre in the Hay-Market by John Vanbrugh ( )
89 editions published between 1705 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 928 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 ( )
63 editions published between 1720 and 2005 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The relapse The provoked wife ; The confederacy ; A journey to London ; The country house by John Vanbrugh ( )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The pilgrim a comedy as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane by John Vanbrugh ( Book )
54 editions published between 1700 and 2005 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir John Vanbrugh by John Vanbrugh ( Book )
44 editions published between 1893 and 1949 in English and Undetermined and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The relapse by John Vanbrugh ( Book )
24 editions published between 1697 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 657 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 false friend A comedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. By Sir John Vanbrugh by John Vanbrugh ( )
48 editions published between 1702 and 2005 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The provoked husband by John Vanbrugh ( Book )
24 editions published between 1811 and 1975 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 ( )
62 editions published between 1697 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The provoked wife by John Vanbrugh ( Book )
11 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A short vindication of The relapse and The provok'd wife by John Vanbrugh ( Book )
24 editions published between 1698 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 481 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
Plays written by Sir John Vanbrugh. In two volumes by John Vanbrugh ( )
27 editions published between 1719 and 1776 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The provoked wife by John Vanbrugh ( Book )
32 editions published between 1808 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 423 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
Plays by John Vanbrugh ( Book )
48 editions published between 1719 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Author, 1664-1726
Author of a new comedy call'd The relapse, 1664-1726
Author of The provok'd wife, 1664-1726
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John Vanbrugh
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Provok'd wife, Author of the, 1664-1726
Relapse, Author of a new comedy call'd The, 1664-1726
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Verbrugh, John
Languages
English (1,665)
French (7)
Spanish (1)
Irish (1)
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