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Congreve, William 1670-1729

Overview
Works: 956 works in 5,236 publications in 6 languages and 81,190 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Records and correspondence  Biography  Conference proceedings  History  Concordances  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Poetry  Fiction 
Roles: Librettist, Translator, Editor, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Lyricist, Creator
Classifications: PR3364, 822.4
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Publications about  William Congreve Publications about William Congreve
Publications by  William Congreve Publications by William Congreve
posthumous Publications by William Congreve, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by William Congreve
The way of the world by William Congreve ( )
483 editions published between 1700 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 9,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this expressionistic Restoration comedy man is depicted in a distorted exaggerated fashion in order to make fun of ambition, nobility, idealism and government. It explores the battle for wealth and fortune as well as the search for security and constancy in courtship. This was a major influence on the theatre of the absurd
Love for love, a comedy by William Congreve ( )
481 editions published between 1695 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 7,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This play is made up of a series of courtships of varying success
The mourning bride, poems, & miscellanies by William Congreve ( )
543 editions published between 1679 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 6,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The old bachelor by William Congreve ( )
364 editions published between 1693 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 5,942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The double-dealer, a comedy by William Congreve ( )
334 editions published between 1694 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 5,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The comedies of William Congreve by William Congreve ( Book )
47 editions published between 1895 and 2010 in English and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains THE OLD BACHELOR, THE DOUBLE DEALER, LOVE FOR LOVE and THE WAY OF THE WORLD
Semele by George Frideric Handel ( Recording )
40 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scenisk opførelse af Händels oratorium
The complete plays of William Congreve by William Congreve ( Book )
14 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Incognita; or, Love and duty reconcil'd by William Congreve ( Book )
65 editions published between 1692 and 2011 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Congreve by William Congreve ( Book )
47 editions published between 1887 and 1989 in English and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedies by William Congreve ( Book )
81 editions published between 1895 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letters & documents by William Congreve ( Book )
20 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The works of William Congreve by William Congreve ( )
80 editions published between 1710 and 2011 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The poetical works of Will. Congreve. With the life of the author by William Congreve ( )
78 editions published between 1736 and 1818 in English and Undetermined and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Complete works by William Congreve ( Book )
26 editions published between 1923 and 2005 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Congreve: complete plays by William Congreve ( Book )
18 editions published between 1949 and 1969 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The works of Mr. William Congreve In three volumes. Consisting of his plays and poems by William Congreve ( )
43 editions published between 1725 and 1761 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mourning muse of Alexis a pastoral lamenting the death of our late gracious Queen Mary of ever blessed memory by William Congreve ( Book )
37 editions published between 1695 and 1709 in English and Undetermined and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amendments of Mr. Collier's false and imperfect citations by William Congreve ( Book )
23 editions published between 1698 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The judgment of Paris by John Weldon ( )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Author of those plays 1670-1729
Congrave, William 1670-1729
Congreve.
Congreve 1670-1729
Congreve 1670-1729 Mr
Congreve, Mr., 1670-1729
Congreve, Mr. (William), 1670-1729
Congreve, W.
Congreve, W. 1670-1729
Congreve, W. (William), 1670-1729
Congreve, Wilhelm 1670-1729
Congreve, Will 1670-1729
Congreve, William
Congrove 1670-1729 Mr
Congrove, Mr. (William), 1670-1729
Congrove, William 1670-1729
Kongriv, Uilʹi︠a︡m 1670-1729
Kongriv, Uil'jam 1670-1729
وليم كونجريف، 1670-1729
コングリーヴ, ウィリアム
Languages
English (2,958)
German (7)
Italian (6)
Irish (4)
Multiple languages (2)
French (1)
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