The Relapse and Other Plays
of Vanbrugh's plays currently in print. - ;The Relapse * The Provoked Wife * The Confederacy * A Journey to London * The Country House
These five comedies on the theme of marital disharmony by the foremost Restoration playwright John Vanbrugh (1664-1726) are published in the Oxford English Drama series. The texts are freshly edited using modern spelling. There is a critical introduction, wide-ranging annotation, and an informative bibliography which together illuminate the plays' cultural context and theatrical potential for reader and performer alike.
'The series should reshape the canon in a number of significant areas. A splendid and imaginative project.'
Professor Anne Barton, Cambridge University -
432 pages; ISBN 9780191605345
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Title: The Relapse and Other Plays
Author: John Vanbrugh; Brean Hammond