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Restoration Comedy

John Barnard, ‘Point of View in The Man of Mode’, Essays in Criticism, 1984

Lisa Bergland, ‘The Language of Libertines’, Studies in English Literature, 1990

Ronald Berman, ‘The Comic Passions of The Man of Mode’, Studies in English Literature, 1970

Warren Chernaik, Sexual Freedom in Restoration Literature (CUP, 1995)

Pat Gill, Interpreting Ladies: Women,Wit and Morality in the Restoration Comedy of Manners (Univ. of  Georgia Press, 1994)

John G. Hayman, ‘Dorimant and the Comedy of  A Man of  Mode’ in Modern Language Quarterly, 30 (1969)

Derek Hughes, English Drama 1600-1700 (Clarendon Press, 1996)

Ronald D. Hume, The Development of English Drama in the Late Seventeenth Century (OUP, 1976)

Ronald Hutton, The Restoration (OUP, 1987)

R.W.F. Kroll, ‘Discourse and Power in The Way of the World’  in  ELH, vol. 53 (1986)

Robert Markley, Two Edg’d Weapons: Style and Ideology in the Comedies of Etherege, Wycherley and Congreve  (Clarendon Press, 1988).

Jean I. Marsden, ‘Rape, Voyeurism and the Restoration Stage’ in Katherine M. Quinsey, ed.,Broken Boundaries:Women and Feminism in Restoration Drama (Univ. Press of Kentucky,1996)

Lesley H. Martin, ‘Past and Parody in The Man of Mode’ ,Studies in English  Literature, 1990

S. McCloskey, ‘Knowing One’s Relations in Congreve’s  The Way of the World’ in  Theatre Journal Vol. 33 (March, 1981)

J.S. Peters, ‘The Novelty’ in J. Douglas and Deborah C. Payne, eds., Cultural Readings of Restoration and Eighteenth Century English Theatre (Univ. of  Georgia Press, 1995)

Susan Staves, Players’ Sceptres: Fictions of Authority in the Restoration  (Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1979)

David Thomas, William Congreve (Macmillan, 1992)

Harold Weber, The Restoration Rake-Hero (Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 1986)