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Two-edg'd weapons : style and ideology in the comedies of Etherege, Wycherley, and Congreve

Author: Robert Markley
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1988.
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An examination of dramatic language in the comedies of Etherege, Wycherley and Congreve, placing the concept of "style" in theoretical and historical context and demonstrating that the comic wit of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Markley, Robert, 1952-
Two-edg'd weapons.
Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1988
(OCoLC)580889223
Named Person: George Etherege; William Wycherley; William Congreve; Etherege, Sir George; William Wycherley; William Congreve; George Etherege; William Wycherley; William Congreve; George Etherege; William Wycherley; William (Schriftsteller) Congreve; William Congreve; George Etherege; William Wycherley
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Markley
ISBN: 0198129602 9780198129608
OCLC Number: 17842634
Description: 270 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction. The dialogics of style; "Contrary Affections" - language and ideology in the late 17th century; "Nature in Disorder" - Fletcher, Dryden and "The Comick Stile"; "A Way of Talk" - Etherege and the ironies of wit; "All interruption and no sence between us" - the language of Wycherley's plays; "Mortifying Reflections" - Congreve's comic style. Bibliography. Index.
Other Titles: Two-edged weapons.
Responsibility: Robert Markley.
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