The Libertine: A Tragedy: Acted by His Royal Highness's Servants

The Libertine A Tragedy Acted by His Royal Highness s Servants This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before This IS NOT an OCR d book with strange characters introduced typographical errors and jumbled words This book may have occasional imperf

Libertine A libertine is one devoid of most moral or sexual restraints, which are seen as unnecessary or undesirable, especially one who ignores or even spurns accepted morals and forms of behaviour sanctified by the larger society Libertinism is described as an extreme form of hedonism Libertines put value on physical pleasures, meaning those experienced through the senses. Libertine Definition of Libertine by Merriam Webster History and Etymology for libertine Middle English libertyn freedman, from Latin libertinus, from libertinus, adjective, of a freedman, from libertus freedman, from liber see liberal entry

  • Title: The Libertine: A Tragedy: Acted by His Royal Highness's Servants
  • Author: Thomas Shadwell Rosimond
  • ISBN: 9781147989731
  • Page: 261
  • Format: Paperback
  • This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923 This IS NOT an OCR d book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process We beThis is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923 This IS NOT an OCR d book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

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    1. The eponymous libertine, Shadwell's Don John, represents all that's morally abominable in the neo-Epicurian ethos that characterized the Restoration period: its unconscionable criminality and lustful animality. Don John is your ordinary rake. Except on steroids. He kills hundreds of people (including his father and the governor of Seville, where the play's set). He sleeps with every women in the country, including his sister. And he doesn't respect anything but his own lusty "nature." In short, [...]

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