Who is Wycherley?

  • (noun): English playwright noted for his humorous and satirical plays (1640-1716).
    Synonyms: William Wycherley


People with the family name Wycherley

Read more about Wycherley.

Some articles on Wycherley:

The Country Wife - Modern Criticism
... Norman Holland's widely influential proposal in 1959 of a "right way/wrong way" reading took Wycherley's morality with innovative seriousness and interpreted the play as presenting two bad kinds of masculinity ... The courtier code proposed by Wycherley is of a sexual game ... mounted in the china scene against the class and the generation by which Wycherley was patronised with the expectation that he would defend it (against Sir Jaspar Fidget and Lady ...
Billy Fury - Early Years
... Wycherley was born at Smithdown Hospital (later Sefton General Hospital, now demolished), Smithdown Road, Liverpool ... Wycherley fronted his own group in 1955, but simultaneously worked full-time on a tugboat and later as a stevedore ... Wycherley first attended a concert in Birkenhead, run by impresario Larry Parnes, in the hope of interesting famous singer Marty Wilde in some of the songs he had written ...
Don Wycherley
... Don Wycherley (born 1967 in Skibbereen, Co ... Cork) is an Irish actor who is well known for the portrayal of Father Cyril McDuff in the comedy Father Ted ...
Restoration Literature - Theatre - Comedy
... or "hard" comedies of John Dryden, William Wycherley, and George Etherege, which reflect the atmosphere at Court, and celebrate an aristocratic macho lifestyle of unremitting sexual intrigue and conquest ... Wycherley's The Plain Dealer (1676), a variation on the theme of Molière's Le misanthrope, was highly regarded for its uncompromising satire and earned Wycherley the appellation "Plain Dealer" Wycherley or "M ... charge of obscenity levelled then and now at Restoration comedy is probably Wycherley ...

Famous quotes containing the word wycherley:

    Thy books should, like thy friends, not many be,
    Yet such wherein men may thy judgment see.
    —William Wycherley (1640–1716)

    He’s a fool that marries, but he’s a greater that does not marry a fool; what is wit in a wife good for, but to make a man a cuckold?
    —William Wycherley (1640–1716)

    A mistress should be like a little country retreat near the town, not to dwell in constantly, but only for a night and away.
    —William Wycherley (1640–1716)