The Rivals: A Comedy

The Rivals: A Comedy

by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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Overview

Immensely popular comedy of manners featuring such memorable characters as the lovely Lydia Languish, her suitor, Capt. Jack Absolute; and Lydia's aunt—Mrs. Malaprop, cleverly revolves around false identities, romantic entanglements, and parental disapproval. Brilliant comic masterpiece satirizing the pretentiousness and sentimentality of 18th-century society will entertain and delight students of English drama and theater devotees alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781406891362
Publisher: Pbshop.Co.UK Ltd DBA Echo Library
Publication date: 06/18/2008
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.23(d)

About the Author

Dr Tiffany Stern is a former Research Fellow of Merton College, Oxford, and is currently Senior Lecturer ar Oxford Brookes University.

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