Vanbrugh, John, Sir (1664-1726) London : Printed for J. Tonson and M. Wellington, and sold by William Taylor, 1719 English dramatist John Vanbrugh is better known today as the architect of Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire and Castle Howard in Yorkshire. His comedies were favorites of the Restoration period but also caused controversy. They were deemed sexually explicit and, worse, defended a woman’s rights within marriage. Jeremy Collier attacked Vanbrugh and his views in Short view of the immorality and profaneness of the English stage…2 v front. (port.) V. 1. [The life of Sir J. Vanbrugh] The relapse; or, Virtue in danger. The provok'd wife, with a new scene. \u00c6sop, in two parts. The false friend.--V. 2. The confederacy. The mistake. The country house. A journey to London. The provok'd husband…
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