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Vanbrugh, John 1664-1726

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Works: 731 works in 3,217 publications in 5 languages and 40,341 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  History  Drama  Sources 
Roles: Other, Architect, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Translator, Creator
Classifications: AC4, 822.4
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Most widely held works by John Vanbrugh
The provok'd husband or, a journey to London. A comedy by Colley Cibber ( )
204 editions published between 1728 and 2005 in English and French and held by 3,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The relapse; or, Virtue in danger by John Vanbrugh ( )
198 editions published between 1696 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,909 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 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 ( )
199 editions published between 1697 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The provoked husband by John Vanbrugh ( Book )
230 editions published between 1720 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The provoked wife by John Vanbrugh ( Book )
80 editions published between 1697 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,376 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 provok'd wife a comedy. In which is inserted, an original scene, never before printed. Written by Sir John Vanbrugh by John Vanbrugh ( )
99 editions published between 1725 and 1778 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mistake. a comedy. Written by Sir John Vanbrugh by John Vanbrugh ( )
84 editions published between 1706 and 2009 in English and held by 1,241 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 906 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 866 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 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir John Vanbrugh by John Vanbrugh ( Book )
45 editions published between 1893 and 1949 in English and Undetermined and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The relapse by John Vanbrugh ( Book )
29 editions published between 1697 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 665 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
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 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A short vindication of The relapse and the provok'd wife by John Vanbrugh ( Book )
22 editions published between 1698 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 475 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 453 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 374 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
 
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Languages
English (1,784)
French (10)
German (1)
Irish (1)
Spanish (1)
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