Died: December 31, 1715
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Restoration comedy. Where the modern sit-com comes from. Except the Restoration writers were truly funny. The Country Wife, from 1675, is written in the time after the Restoration of Charles II when all of London wanted to break free from the shackles of Puritanism. And break free they did. My ...
Have read THE COUNTRY WIFE and THE PLAIN DEALER.Very bawdy and funny. Reminiscent of Shakespeare with the sexual innuendo and women disguised as men.
This was really a poor choice for in-car listening, as I couldn't give it the attention it needed. It took me to almost halfway through to get the characters satisfactorily sorted out in my head, so there were parts of the plot from the earlier section of the play that I missed because I didn't have...