The Double Dealer by: William Congreve. / First Produced in 1693 /

Etukansi
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 25.9.2017 - 118 sivua
1 Arvio
Arvosteluja ei vahvisteta, mutta Google tarkistaa ne valheellisen sisällön varalta ja poistaa tällaisen sisällön
The Double Dealer is a comic play written by English playwright William Congreve, first produced in 1693.This comedy sees character Mellefont, nephew and prospective heir of Lord Touchwood, about to marry Cynthia, daughter of Sir Paul Plyant. Lady Touchwood, a violent and dissolute woman, is in love with Mellefont, but as he rejects her advances, determines to prevent the match and ruin him in Lord Touchwood's esteem. In this design she finds a confederate in Maskwell, the Double Dealer, who has been her lover, pretends to be Mellefont's friend, and aspires to cheat him of Cynthia and get her for himself. To this end he leads Plyant to suspect an intrigue between Mellefont and Lady Plyant, and Touchwood an intrigue between Mellefont and Lady Touchwood; and contrives that Touchwood shall find Mellefont in the latter's chamber

Mitä ihmiset sanovat - Kirjoita arvostelu

Arvosteluja ei vahvisteta, mutta Google tarkistaa ne valheellisen sisällön varalta ja poistaa tällaisen sisällön

LibraryThing Review

Käyttäjän arvio  - mstrust - LibraryThing

Young, handsome Mellefont is about to marry Cynthia, daughter of Sir Paul, and the couple is very much in love. Trouble happens because Mellefont's aunt by marriage, Lady Touchwood, is also in love ... Lue koko arvostelu

Muita painoksia - Näytä kaikki

Tietoja kirjailijasta (2017)

William Congreve was born in Bardsey Grange, England on January 24, 1670. He attended Trinity College, Dublin, and was admitted to the Middle Temple to study law. He completed his first play, The Old Bachelor, in 1690. He became associated with John Dryden, collaborating with him on translations of the satires of Juvenal and Persius in 1693. His other plays include Love for Love, The Way of the World, and The Mourning Bride. He died on January 19, 1729.

Kirjaluettelon tiedot