The rivals ; The duenna ; A trip to Scarborough ; The school for scandal ; The critic (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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The rivals ; The duenna ; A trip to Scarborough ; The school for scandal ; The critic
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The rivals ; The duenna ; A trip to Scarborough ; The school for scandal ; The critic

Author: Richard Brinsley Sheridan; Michael Cordner
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Series: Oxford English drama.; Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The three plays collected in this volume demonstrate Sheridan's unerring ability to create ingenious plots, witty repartee, farcical situations and flamboyant characters. And while he never overtly moralizes, Sheridan uses brilliant comedy to deflate hypocrisy and satirize the manners of his age. In The Rivals, Captain Absolute becomes his own rival for the hand of Lydia Languish - wooing her under another name,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Brinsley Sheridan; Michael Cordner
ISBN: 0192825674 9780192825674 9780191561757 0191561754
OCLC Number: 38048015
Description: lvii, 436 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: The rivals --
The duenna --
A trip to Scarborough --
The school for scandal --
The critic.
Series Title: Oxford English drama.; Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Plays.
Rivals ; The duenna ; A trip to Scarborough ; The school for scandal ; The critic
School for scandal and other plays
Responsibility: Richard Brinsley Sheridan ; edited with an introduction and notes by Michael Cordner.
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"The School for Scandal" (1777) is a comedy of contrasts in which brothers Joseph and Charles Surface contend for Maria, with hilariously differing intentions and results. Also contained in this  Read more...

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