William Wycherley (Wycherly William)( English dramatist and poet.)
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Biography William Wycherley (Wycherly William)
Born in Clive, near Shrewsbury (Shropshire). He spent his childhood in France, lived in Oxford, but the university did not, as defined in 'Inner Temple' (London), but ultimately chose jurisprudence literature. His first comedy, Love in the woods (Love in a Wood), possibly in April 1671 put the theater 'Royal' and in January or February 1672 limelight saw him play dance teacher (The Gentlemen Dancing Master). Neither then nor later, they were successful. The third piece Wycherley, a village woman (The Country Wife, 1675), has gained great success. It launched rake and libertine, who manages to lull men, posing as a eunuch. As comedy Dzh.Eteridzha, all three pieces are devoted to the intrigues of the capital Wycherley fops and fashionistas fatov. His fourth comedy, straightforward (The Plain Dealer), was played in December 1676. Later, in 1704, he published a collection of miscellaneous poems (Miscellany Poems). Wycherley died in London on January 1, 1716.