Featuring plays by Wycherley and Congreve, Restoration Comedy gives readers a flavour of the bawdy and satirical comedies performed in the sophisticated theatres of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. For further details, downloadable sample material and related titles, visit the Blackwell Essential Literature Website at http: //www .blackwellpublishing.com/bel
Duncan Wu is Professor of English Literature at the University of Glasgow. His numerous publications include Wordsworth: An Inner Life (2001), Romanticism: An Anthology, (Second Edition, 1998), Romantic Women Poets: An Anthology (1997), Romanticism: A Critical Reader (1995), an edition of William Wordsworth's The Five-Book Prelude (1997) and, with Tom Paulin, of William Hazlitt's The Plain-Speaker: Key Essays (1998), all available from Blackwell Publishing. He collaborated with David Miall in preparing Blackwell Publishing's Romanticism: The CD-ROM and is the editor of a nine-volume edition of The Selected Writings of William Hazlitt (1998).
Release date NZ
August 15th, 2002
Edited by David Womersley
Introduction by Duncan Wu