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The Social Mode of Restoration Comedy

Kathleen M. Lynch

The Social Mode of Restoration Comedy

by Kathleen M. Lynch

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

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    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9601829M
    ISBN 100685527298
    ISBN 109780685527290

      The comedy of Manners emerged during the age of Dryden, the age of ore it is also called Restoration Comedy.. “The Restoration comedy of manners reached its fullest expression in The Way of the World () by William Congreve, which is dominated by a brilliantly witty couple.” This sort of comedy is called comedy of manners for the writers in the restoration . Get an answer for 'main features of restoration comedy with special reference to congreve the way of the world note on main features' and find homework help for other The Way of the World.

    An examination of family relationships in the Restoration comedy of manners reveals conflict and bitterness. The Restoration comic world, influenced by a court milieu of skepticism, libertinism, and naturalism, is essentially a selfish one; the characters' pursuit of full realization of their egoistic natures takes precedence over allAuthor: Susan Marcia Flierl. four great restoration comedies Download four great restoration comedies or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get four great restoration comedies book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in .

    The Social Mode of Restoration Comedy By Kathleen M. Lynch Biblo and Tannen, Read preview Overview Critics, Values, and Restoration Comedy By John T. . tion Comedy of Wit, uses the historical method throughout the book, only to end with an analysis of the effect of the comedies based on modern aesthetic theory.2 In so doing, he has to discard the Aristotelian and Horatian idea that art has a didactic as well as a pleasure-giving effect-an idea that is a critical commonplace of the Restoration.


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Social Mode of Restoration Comedy by Lynch, Kathleen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A survery of Restoration comedy --The trend of realistic comedy from Jonson to Shirley --Court influences on serious drama in the reigh of Charles I --Court influences on comedy in the reign of Charles I.

Published in This book is a historical account of comedy during the Restoration period in England. It discusses Comedy from Jonson to Shirley, serious drama in the Reign of Charles. Get this from a library. The social mode of Restoration comedy. [Kathleen M Lynch]. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lynch, Kathleen Martha.

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A kind of English comedy, usually in the form of the comedy of manners, that flourished during the Restoration period in England (i.e. from the Restoration of the Stuart monarchy in to about ), when actresses were first employed on the London stage.

Appealing to a fairly narrow audience of aristocrats in the recently reopened theatres, Restoration comedy relied upon sophisticated. The Social Mode Of Restoration Comedy by Kathleen M Lynch (Author) See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Kathleen M Lynch.

The special comedy of manners known as Restoration comedy is about a very limited social class: on the one hand, that of the over-refined courtiers and men- about- town, who had been taught nothing by the Revolution and their exile in France, and had come back to England with their supreme elegance, their wit, their sensuousness and their cynicism, on the other hand, the class of those who aped : Franz De Backer.

English drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism English drama -- Restoration, -- History and criticism: title_display: The social mode of Restoration comedy: title_full: The social mode of Restoration comedy / by Kathleen M. Lynch: title_short: The social mode of Restoration comedy: topic_facet: English drama English drama (Comedy.

Restoration comedy was written and performed from about toflourishing in the period after the Restoration of the Stuart monarchy.

Some plays survive, though only a handful of them are performed today, and few playwrights have achieved lasting fame.

Leading names include William Wycherley (The Country Wife, ), George. Restoration Drama and Social Class. The Country-Wife and The Man of Mode are treated not as typical 'Restoration Comedies' but as almost unique plays.

The book Author: Aparna Dharwadker. The comedy of manners is a dramatic genre which flourished during the Restoration age and continued to be written even in the early years of the Eighteenth Century.

Although the manners comedies are mainly sex-comedies dealing with the love-chase of gallants and ladies, this genre does not uniformly offer the same type of sentiments and ideas.

The Social Mode of Restoration Comedy By Kathleen M. Lynch Biblo and Tannen, Read preview Overview The Comic Spirit in Restoration Drama: Studies in the Comedy of Etherege, Wycherley, Congreve, Vanbrugh, and Farquhar By Henry Ten Erck Perry Yale University Press,   William Congreve is the best and finest writer of the comedy of manners.

His ' The Way of the World' is considered as a pure comedy of manners. Here we find an ironic commentary on the ways of the society of the time. Here Congreve has depicted the social life of the fashionable men and women of the Restoration Age.

The drama, especially Comedy of Manners proved to be one of the most important genres in the Restoration Era. It started developing after reopening of the theatres in The cynical decadence of the age was alien to the spirit of the Elizabethan romantic comedy.

However, Restoration comedy was indebted to the Jonsonian school as well as to Beaumont and Fletcher. "Restoration comedy" is English comedy written and performed in the Restoration period from to Comedy of manners is used as a synonym of Restoration comedy.

After public stage performances had been banned for 18 years by the Puritan regime, the re-opening of the theatres in signalled a renaissance of English drama. Sexually explicit language was encouraged by King.

Restoration Society produced Restoration comedy, and this comedy was a reflection of that Society. *Society with a capital S: the upper classes, essentially.

[1] Six Restoration Plays - Ed. John Harold Wilson [2]English Literature of the Late Seventeenth Century [3]The Social Mode of Restoration Comedy [4] Dramatist d  The Comedy of Manners: The comedy of manners has made the restoration rich in drama.

The skeleton of this type was however, produced much earlier but it found a rich flowering in the hand of Etherege, Wycherley, Congreve, Vanbrugh and Farquhar.‘Manners’ means a quality acquired by a person from free social inter-crossed with cultivated men and : Ardhendu De.