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Vanbrugh, John 1664-1726

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Works: 1,194 works in 4,020 publications in 3 languages and 47,883 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Records and correspondence  Portraits  Sources  Trials, litigation, etc 
Subject Headings: Dramatists, English--Early modern 
Roles: Author, Other, Translator, Adapter, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Architect
Classifications: PR3737, 822.4
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The provok'd wife. : A comedy. As it is acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden. by John Vanbrugh( )

100 editions published between 1709 and 2018 in English and held by 1,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Restoration Plays by Brice Harris( Book )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 1,313 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 provoked wife by John Vanbrugh( Book )

64 editions published between 1697 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,304 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 relapse ; The provoked wife ; The confederacy ; A journey to London ; The country house by John Vanbrugh( )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The provok'd husband : or, a journey to London. A comedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal, by His Majesty's servants. Written by the late Sir John Vanbrugh, and Mr. Cibber by Colley Cibber( )

57 editions published between 1728 and 1760 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The provok'd husband : or, a journey to London : a comedy by Colley Cibber( )

50 editions published between 1728 and 1804 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relapse, or, Virtue in danger : being the sequel of The fool in fashion : a comedy acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane by John Vanbrugh( )

39 editions published between 1697 and 1975 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproduction of original in the University of Texas Library. (marc) 07786248. (stc) Wing V57. (vid) 40122. (DLPS) A65075.0001.001. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A65075.0001.001. 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
The provok'd wife : a comedy. Written by Mr. Vanbrug. by John Vanbrugh( )

49 editions published between 1710 and 2018 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journey to London : being part of a comedy by John Vanbrugh( )

47 editions published between 1728 and 1955 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The provoked husband by John Vanbrugh( Book )

46 editions published between 1734 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relapse by John Vanbrugh( Book )

39 editions published between 1697 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 689 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 provok'd husband; or, A journey to London by John Vanbrugh( )

62 editions published between 1728 and 1977 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short vindication of The relapse and the provok'd wife by John Vanbrugh( Book )

29 editions published between 1698 and 1996 in English and held by 612 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
The provok'd husband, or, A journey to London : a comedy by Colley Cibber( )

71 editions published between 1724 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relapse; or, Virtue in danger by John Vanbrugh( Book )

37 editions published between 1696 and 2001 in English and held by 594 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
Æsop : a comedy : as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane by John Vanbrugh( )

20 editions published between 1697 and 1982 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mistake : a comedy. Written by Sir John Vanbrugh by John Vanbrugh( )

25 editions published between 1756 and 2018 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The provok'd wife : a comedy : as it is acted at the new theatre in Little Lincolns-Inn-Fields by John Vanbrugh( Book )

21 editions published between 1697 and 2011 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic works of Wycherley, Congreve, Vanbrugh, and Farquhar : with biographical and critical notices by William Wycherley( Book )

50 editions published between 1840 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The relapse; or, Virtue in danger
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The relapse ; The provoked wife ; The confederacy ; A journey to London ; The country houseThe relapseA short vindication of The relapse and the provok'd wifeThe relapse; or, Virtue in dangerSir John Vanbrugh : the playwright as architectSir John Vanbrugh : storyteller in stoneSir John Vanbrugh and landscape architecture in Baroque England, 1690-1730
Alternative Names
Author 1664-1726

Author of a new comedy call'd The relapse

Author of a new comedy call'd The relapse 1664-1726

Author of The provok'd wife

Author of The provok'd wife 1664-1726

Author of The relapse

Author of The relapse 1664-1726

Brugh, John van

Brugh, John van 1664-1726

John Vanbrugh

John Vanbrugh architetto e drammaturgo inglese

John Vanbrugh auteur dramatique et architecte

John Vanbrugh Brits architect

John Vanbrugh englischer Barock-Architekt und Dramatiker

John Vanbrugh English architect and dramatist

John Vanbrugh Sir

Provok'd wife, Author of the

Provok'd wife, Author of the 1664-1726

Relapse, Author of a new comedy call'd The 1664-1726

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Relapse, Author of the 1664-1726

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Vanbrough, John

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Vanburgh, John.

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Vanburgh, Sir John

Verbrugh, John

Ванбру Джон

Джон Ванбру

Джон Ванбру англійскі архітэктар

Џон Ванбру

ג'ון ואנברו

ג'ון ואנברו סופר בריטי

جان ونبرو

جون فانبرة

جون فانبرو

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ジョン・ヴァンブラ

約翰·凡布魯

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French (6)

Spanish (1)