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Congreve, William 1670-1729

Overview
Works: 1,508 works in 6,107 publications in 8 languages and 91,068 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Drama  Conference papers and proceedings  History  Concordances  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Music  Oratorios  Biographies 
Subject Headings: Dramatists, English--Early modern  Poets, English--Early modern 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Translator, Editor, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Lyricist, Illustrator, Creator
Classifications: PR3366, 822.4
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Publications about William Congreve
Publications by William Congreve
Publications by William Congreve, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about William Congreve
 
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Most widely held works by William Congreve
The way of the world by William Congreve( Book )
270 editions published between 1700 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,071 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 by William Congreve( Book )
119 editions published between 1695 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,614 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
Semele by George Frideric Handel( file )
46 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,548 libraries worldwide
Semele: Weltliches Oratorium in drei Akten für Soli, Chor, Orchester und Continuo, HWV 58. Text: William Congreve
The comedies of William Congreve by William Congreve( Book )
48 editions published between 1895 and 2016 in English and held by 1,444 libraries worldwide
The complete plays of William Congreve by William Congreve( Book )
17 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 1,142 libraries worldwide
William Congreve by William Congreve( Book )
56 editions published between 1887 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,005 libraries worldwide
Comedies by William Congreve( Book )
85 editions published between 1895 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 974 libraries worldwide
The mourning bride : a tragedy : as it is acted at the theatre in Lincoln's-Inn-Fields by His Majesty's servants by William Congreve( Book )
310 editions published between 1679 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 973 libraries worldwide
The old batchelour : a comedy : as it is acted at the Theatre-Royal, by Their Majesties servants by William Congreve( Book )
79 editions published between 1693 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 894 libraries worldwide
Love for love : a comedy : acted at the Theatre in Little Lincolns-Inn Fields by His Majesty's servants by William Congreve( Book )
222 editions published between 1695 and 2015 in English and Irish and held by 858 libraries worldwide
"A comical farce following Valentine, a young man who tries to escape his debts and marry the lovely Angelica"--Provided by publisher
Letters & documents by William Congreve( Book )
20 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 851 libraries worldwide
Complete works by William Congreve( Book )
23 editions published between 1923 and 1964 in English and held by 696 libraries worldwide
The way of the world, 1700 by William Congreve( Book )
113 editions published between 1700 and 2009 in English and Irish and held by 489 libraries worldwide
Incognita, and, the way of the world by William Congreve( Book )
46 editions published between 1692 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 414 libraries worldwide
"Congreve's first published work, Incognita is a parody of fashionable society"--Provided by publisher
The works of Mr. William Congreve : in three volumes. Consisting of his plays and poems by William Congreve( Book )
99 editions published between 1717 and 1761 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
The old batchelor : a comedy by William Congreve( Book )
62 editions published between 1731 and 2010 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
The double dealer. A comedy by William Congreve( Book )
74 editions published between 1706 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 126 libraries worldwide
"A play following a love triangle between an heir, a knight's daughter, and Maskwell, the Double Dealer"--Provided by publisher
The way of the world by William Congreve( Book )
60 editions published between 1700 and 2010 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
The double-dealer. A comedy by William Congreve( Book )
59 editions published between 1711 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 94 libraries worldwide
A concordance to the plays of William Congreve by David Mann( Book )
4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 17 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. 1670-1729
Congrove, Mr. (William), 1670-1729
Congrove, William 1670-1729
Kongriv, Uil'âm.
Kongriv, Uilʹi︠a︡m 1670-1729
Kongriv, Uil'jam
Kongriv, Uil'jam 1670-1729
William Congreve angielski dramaturg i poeta
William Congreve British writer
William Congreve drammaturgo inglese
William Congreve englischer Dramatiker und Dichter
William Congreve escriptor britànic
William Congreve escritor británico
William Congreve schrijver
Конгрив, Уильям
Конгрив, Уильям английский драматург
Уільям Конгрыў
ויליאם קונגריב סופר בריטי
وليم كونجريف
وليم كونجريف، 1670-1729
وليم كونجريف كاتب بريطاني
ウィリアム・コングリーヴ
コングリイヴ
コングリーヴ, ウィリアム
Languages
English (1,925)
German (32)
Italian (6)
Irish (5)
Spanish (4)
Dutch (3)
Multiple languages (2)
French (1)
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