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Written in English


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Other titlesShadow of my enemy., San Carlo Opera Company.
ContributionsHarris, Julie, 1925-, Harvey, Laurence., Brown, Pamela, 1917-1975., Devine, George, 1910-1966., Eastwood, Tom, 1922-1999., Begley, Ed, 1901-1970., Raymond, Gene., Wycherley, William, 1640-1716., Stein, Sol., Coe, Richard L. 1914-1995, annotator., English Stage Company., National Theatre Corporation (Washington, D.C.), Playwrights" Company., San Carlo Opera Company., Richard L. Coe Theater Programs Collection (Library of Congress)
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LC ClassificationsPN2093 .C64 1995 no. C184
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Pagination1 v. (theater program).
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23579293M
LC Control Number2009657025

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THE COUNTRY WIFE (Country Wife, Book One) An awesome read! Filled with love, tragedy, and hope for the future! [AMAZON] COUNTRY WIFE, Book 2. SPIRIT, Book 1. SPIRIT, Book 2. THE BREAKUP EFFECT. NEVER LETTING GO. THE OAK TREE. THE CHOICE NOT TAKEN. STILL LIFE, Book . The Country Wife is a good example of this with its morally ambiguous conclusion. English Restoration playwrights, such as George Etherege and John Dryden, also celebrated the masculine, libertine ideals of the period and portrayed real-life Restoration celebrities as characters in their work. The resourceful hero of The country wife is Horner, the scourge of stupid husbands and the hope of unhappy wives. Through a single simple ruse Horner helps one woman after another settle accounts with a foolish spouse. Margery, the country wife, upsets his plans when she learns the manners of the city and begins to apply them herself. At Pinchwife’s house, his young wife, Margery, complains to Alithea that Pinchwife will not let her go out and enjoy the town. She tells Alithea that she loved going to the theatre the night before and found the actors extremely handsome.

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