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Published: 20 December 2009

432 Pages

5 x 7-3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199555697

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The Relapse and Other Plays

John Vanbrugh
Edited by Brean Hammond

Oxford World's Classics

  • This is the only selection of Vanbrugh's plays currently in print
  • John Vanbrugh (1664-1726), architect of Blenheim and one of the principal Restoration dramatists, best known for his comedies of marital disharmony of which the most famous are The Relapse and The Provoked Wife
  • The best value edition, containing five plays, edited to the high standard of the Oxford English Drama series in modernized spelling and including full notes and glossary
  • The texts are taken from the First Quartos. This is the first edition of The Country House to be based on the first quarto, and the first edition of this play of any kind since 1927