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The provok"d wife

Vanbrugh, John Sir

The provok"d wife

a comedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. Written by Sir John Vanbrugh.

by Vanbrugh, John Sir

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Published by printed for J. Brindley; T. Longman, C. Hitch and L. Hawes; J. Hodges; C. Corbett; and the rest of the proprietors in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 3457, no. 08).

The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination95,[1]p.
Number of Pages95
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Open LibraryOL18958825M

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Phillip Breen’s lively revival of John Vanburgh’s Restoration romp, The Provoked Wife, for the Royal Shakespeare Company, has glorious parts for both Caroline Quentin and Alexandra Gilbreath. Quentin’s comedy credentials come into their own with the grotesque, narcissistic egomaniac that is the frightful Lady Fancyfull while the husky-voiced Gilbreath creates both an admirably winsome.

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About The Provoked Wife. 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.

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It was about an abused wife who must make a choice between respectability and taking a young lover. It was one of Garrick's most famous roles.

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