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"A woman who is not a fool can have but one reason for associating with a man that is," says Mirabell, the amorous hero of The Way of the World. His cleverness must overcome his own foolishness as he tries to extricate himself from one affair in order to pursue another. His new passion is inspired by Mrs. Millimant, who confides, “I love to give pain.”

First performed in 1700, The Way of the World has since earned a reputation as a play for connoisseurs, a satire whose every word pricks or scratches. Its portrayal of the petty intrigues and duplicity of genteel society spares neither coquette nor rascal.

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First performed in 1700, The Way Of The World has since earned a reputation as a play for connoisseurs, a satire whose every word pricks or scratches. Its portrayal of the petty intrigues and duplicity of genteel society spares neither coquette nor rascal.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803253544
Editor:
Lynch, Kathleen M.
Author:
Lynch, Kathleen M.
Author:
Congreve, William
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
British and irish
Subject:
British and irish drama (dramatic works by on
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Drama-Women and Ethnic
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Regents Restoration Drama
Publication Date:
19650331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
136
Dimensions:
8 x 5.5 in 0.4 lb

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