She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver GoldsmithShe Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith

She Stoops to Conquer

byOliver GoldsmithIntroduction byTrevor Griffiths

Paperback | September 1, 2000


The best-loved English comedy of the 18-century mocks the snobbery of London through the manipulations of the country, embodied in Tony Lumpkin. She Stoops to Conquer also celebrates the virtues of "laughing comedy," which Goldsmith advocated over the prevalent sentimental forms of his contemporaries. Regularly revived on stage.
As Samuel Johnson said in his famous epitaph on his Irish-born and educated friend, Goldsmith ornamented whatever he touched with his pen. A professional writer who died in his prime, Goldsmith wrote the best comedy of his day, She Stoops to Conquer (1773). Amongst a plethora of other fine works, he also wrote The Vicar of Wakefield (1...
Title:She Stoops to ConquerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 6.32 × 4.16 × 0.35 inPublished:September 1, 2000Publisher:Playwrights Canada PressLanguage:English

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Rated 2 out of 5 by from Meh I read this for school and have to admit that for a play it was pretty decent. I like the concept of basically everyone lying and when it was for the wrong reasons they suffered the most, while others did it for the good of their and others lives. Not bad, not something I would willingly sit down with and read again
Date published: 2011-05-19