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ISBN: 0803203861 / ISBN-13: 9780803203860

Marriage a la Mode

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"Marriage a-la-Mode" was an early and influential comedy of manners, later to be developed by Etherege and Wycherly. During the play Dryden deploys ... Show synopsis

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  • Marriage a la Mode (University of Nebraska Press) – Hardcover (1981)
    by John Dryden, Mark S Auburn (Editor)

    Marriage a la Mode
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    Hardcover, University of Nebraska Press
    1981
    English

    ISBN: 0803203861
    ISBN-13: 9780803203860

    Whether for love or ambition, for parental approval or reasons of state, marriage has complicated the lives of all who enter into it. First performed in 1671, Dryden's "Marriage a la Mode" portrays the motives high and low that make marriage the pivotal institution of a nation. Like Dryden's best tragicomedies, "Marriage a la Mode" has a double plot. The hopes that marriage excites and the regrets it suffers, the possibilities it opens and the opportunities it denies, its potential nobility and its vulnerability to decay ... Show more

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