The School For Scandal

Paperback | January 1, 1991

byRichard Brinsley Sheridan

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Often called the best comedy of manners in English, and one of the most produced of all theater classics, this delightful play displays Sheridan''s mastery of the mechanics of stage comedy, his flair for witty dialogue, and his delight in skewering the affectation and pretentiousness of aristocratic Londoners of the 1770s.

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Often called the best comedy of manners in English, and one of the most produced of all theater classics, this delightful play displays Sheridan's mastery of the mechanics of stage comedy, his flair for witty dialogue, and his delight in skewering the affectation and pretentiousness of aristocratic Londoners of the 1770s.

The son of Thomas Sheridan, the Irish actor and theater manager, Richard Brinsley Sheridan began writing plays as a youngster in Bath. He went on to become one of the most successful playwrights of the later eighteenth century, manager of the Drury Lane Theater, and also a politician and orator of some note in the House of Commons. Along with his friends David Garrick (seeVol. 3) and Oliver Goldsmith, Sheridan was a ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.25 × 5.19 × 0.68 inPublished:January 1, 1991Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0486266877

ISBN - 13:9780486266879

Appropriate for ages: 14

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