[[t]ˈɛθ ər ɪdʒ, ˈɛθ rɪdʒ[/t]] n.
big Sir George, 1635?–91, English playwright

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  • ETHEREGE (G.) — ETHEREGE sir GEORGE (1634 1692) Avec George Etherege, c’est un genre dramatique nouveau qui apparaît: la comédie de mœurs de la Restauration. La première comédie d’Etherege, La Vengeance comique ou l’Amour dans une cuve (The Comical Revenge or… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Etherege —   [ eθrɪdʒ], Etheredge [ eθrɪdʒ], Sir (seit 1680) George, englischer Dramatiker, * um 1635, ✝ Paris Januar oder Februar 1691; verbrachte wohl einen Teil seiner Jugend in Frankreich, war 1668 71 als Sekretär des englischen Gesandten in der Türkei …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Etherege — [eth′ər ij] Sir George 1635? 91; Eng. playwright of the Restoration …   English World dictionary

  • Etherege, Sir George — born с 1635, Maidenhead, Berkshire, Eng.? died с May 10, 1692 British playwright. He is remembered as the creator of the Restoration comedy of manners. His first comedy, Love in a Tub (1664), was an immediate success and was novel in its lively… …   Universalium

  • Etherege, Sir George — (1635 1691)    Born at Maidenhead, Berkshire, little is known of his education, although he was at Cambridge University for a short time. He lived several years in France then was apprenticed to an attorney in 1653. Between 1668 and 1671 he was… …   British and Irish poets

  • Etherege — biographical name Sir George 1635? 1692 English dramatist …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Etherege — /eth euhr ij, eth rij/, n. Sir George, 1635? 91, English dramatist. * * * …   Universalium

  • Etherege — /ˈɛθərɪdʒ/ (say ethuhrij) noun Sir George, 1635?–92, English Restoration dramatist …  

  • Etherege — /eth euhr ij, eth rij/, n. Sir George, 1635? 91, English dramatist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Etherege,Sir George — Eth·er·ege (ĕthʹər ĭj, ĕthʹrĭj), Sir George. 1635? 1692?. English playwright of the Restoration whose comedic works, such as She Would if She Could (1668), gave rise to the comedy of manners as a dramatic form. * * * …   Universalium

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