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The Man of Mode (New Mermaids)

by George Etherege

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Published by W. W. Norton .
Written in English


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ContributionsJohn Barnard (Editor)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7454792M
ISBN 10039390041X
ISBN 109780393900415

  The original Restoration Comedy, "The Man of Mode" follows the romantic exploits of Dorimant, London’s leading rake, who wreaks havoc on high society with the help of Sir Fopling Flutter, the first and greatest of the Restoration fops.   As A.P. Bentley wrote in his book History of the Abduction of William Morgan and the Anti-Masonic Excitement of , The two men “entered into partnership to print a book which the.

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The play is set in London, and oranges do. First performed inGeorge Etherege's play 'The Man of Mode' is transposed to the London of the early 21st century in Nicholas Hytner's National Theatre production. Sedan chairs are replaced by taxis, and when we're first introduced to the main character - Dorimant - he's being photographed in the company of delectable nymphs in his.

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Performing Libertinism in Charles II's Court examines the performative nature of Restoration libertinism through reports of libertine activities and texts of libertine plays within the context of the fraternization between George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, Sir Charles Sedley, Sir George Etherege, and William Wycherley.The Man of Mode revolves around the life of Mr.

Dorimant, a witty, seductive man involved with Mrs. Loveit, Bellinda, and Harriet, but subplots concerning other characters such .Nicholas Hytner brings to the National a bang up to date production of George Etherege's Restoration comedy, The Man of Hardy, who was so amazing in Rufus Norris' Festen takes the main role of the man who motors through sexual partners like there's no tomorrow.

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