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The School for Scandal and the Rivals
Combined in this volume are two of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's most loved works, "The School for Scandal" and "The Rivals." "The School for Scandal" is Richard Brinsley Sheridan's classic comedy that pokes fun at London upper class society in the late 1700s. Often referred to as a "comedy of manners," "The School for Scandal" is one Sheridan's most performed plays and a cl ...more
Paperback, 136 pages
Published January 1st 2006 by Digireads.com
(first published January 1st 1911)
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Richard Brinsley Sheridan was an Irish-born playwright and poet and long-term owner of the London Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. For thirty-two years he was also a Whig Member of the British House of Commons for Stafford (1780–1806), Westminster (1806–1807) and Ilchester (1807–1812). Such was the esteem he was held in by his contemporaries when he died that he was buried at Poets' Corner in Westminste ...moreMore about Richard Brinsley Sheridan...