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Congreve, William 1670-1729

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The way of the world by William Congreve( )

279 editions published between 1700 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 6,152 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
The double dealer by William Congreve( )

202 editions published between 1694 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 3,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A play following a love triangle between an heir, a knight's daughter, and Maskwell, the Double Dealer"--Provided by publisher
The mourning bride : a tragedy by William Congreve( )

310 editions published between 1679 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Semele by George Frideric Handel( )

47 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Semele (HWV 58) is a 'musical drama' in three parts by George Frideric Handel. The story comes from Ovid's Metamorphoses and concerns Semele, mother of Bacchus. Handel also referred to the work as 'The Story of Semele'. The work is classified as a 'musical drama', but it does fuse elements of opera, oratorio and classical drama, which anticipates the grand operas of the nineteenth century...Neither is it opera due to the large number of choruses..."--https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semele_(Handel)
Love for love. A comedy by William Congreve( )

35 editions published between 1710 and 2018 in English and held by 1,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A comical farce following Valentine, a young man who tries to escape his debts and marry the lovely Angelica"--Provided by publisher
The old bachelor by William Congreve( )

19 editions published between 1710 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Old Bachelor is Heartwell, a surly old pretended woman-hater, who falls in love with Silvia, not knowing her to be the forsaken mistress of Vainlove, and is lured into marrying her, only discovering her true character afterwards, from the gibes of his acquaintances. The parson who has been brought in to marry them, however, is in fact Vainlove's friend Belmour, who has assumed the disguise for the purpose of an intrigue with Laetitia, the young wife of an uxorious old banker, Fondlewife; and Heartwell is relieved to discover that the marriage was a pretence
Love for love : a comedy by William Congreve( )

159 editions published between 1695 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love for love by William Congreve( Book )

125 editions published between 1695 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The National Theatre, "Love for Love," William Congreve, production by Peter Wood, designed by Lila de Nobili, music by Marc Wilkinson, dances by Alfred Rodrigues, lighting by Richard Pilbrow, stage manager Diana Boddington
Restoration Plays by Brice Harris( Book )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents eight celebrated dramatic works: The Rehearsal, The Country Wife, The Man of Mode, All for Love, Venice Preserved, The Relapse, The Way of the World, and The Beaux' Strategem
The old batchelour : a comedy : as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal, by Their Majesties servants by William Congreve( )

40 editions published between 1693 and 1984 in English and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedies of William Congreve by William Congreve( Book )

33 editions published between 1927 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete plays of William Congreve by William Congreve( Book )

18 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The way of the world : a comedy. Written by Mr. Congreve by William Congreve( )

53 editions published between 1711 and 2018 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Congreve by William Congreve( Book )

57 editions published between 1880 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her experiences at a summer camp in the California mountains in 1945 give twelve-year-old Annie Platt new insight into her overprotective family of German-Jewish immigrants. Sequel to "Silver Days."
The old batchelor : a comedy. Written by Mr. Congreve by William Congreve( )

51 editions published between 1731 and 2010 in English and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Mr. William Congreve : in three volumes : consisting of his plays and poems by William Congreve( )

64 editions published between 1719 and 1761 in English and held by 1,020 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( )

29 editions published between 1695 and 1984 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproduction of original in the Bodleian Library. (marc) 18175533. (stc) Wing C5859. (vid) 106880. (DLPS) A34309.0001.001. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A34309.0001.001. 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. Mary -- II, -- Queen of England, -- 1662-1694 -- Poetry
The double-dealer : a comedy. Written by Mr. Congreve by William Congreve( )

56 editions published between 1711 and 2018 in English and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedies by William Congreve( Book )

52 editions published between 1925 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Congreve : complete plays by William Congreve( Book )

19 editions published between 1952 and 1969 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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