The Rivals

The Rivals


  • Author : Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1897
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : OXFORD:590906006


The Rivals Book Description :

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The Rivals

The Rivals


  • Author : Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1854590995


The Rivals Book Description :

Drama Classics: The World's Great Plays at a Great Little Price One of the best-known eighteenth-century comedies of manners, Sheridan's first play, and still his most popular. Lydia Languish, a young woman from a good family, holds to an impossible romantic ideal of love, and resolves only to marry a pauper. So Jack Absolute pretends to be a poor soldier in order to win her hand. Meanwhile, Jack's father is attempting to procure the match through the proper channel of Lydia's guardian, and Jack becomes a rival to himself, before he is finally challenged to duels by rival suitors in both his identities... Richard Brinsley Sheridan's play The Rivals was first performed at Covent Garden Theatre, London, in 1775. This edition of the play, in the Nick He...

The Rivals

The Rivals


  • Author : Richard Sheridan
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1458707180


The Rivals Book Description :

A comedy of manners that focuses on and satirizes the sentimentality and pretentiousness of the people of Eighteenth century. The theme revolves around false identities, romantic entanglements and relationship between parents and children. The unique and in-depth characterization moves the plot forward. A popular play of its time that captures the fantasy....

The Rivals  etc
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Rivals etc


  • Author : Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1842
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : BL:A0018095788


The Rivals etc Book Description :

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The Rivals  A Comedy

The Rivals A Comedy


  • Author : Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1823
  • Genre:
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  • ISBN 10 : BL:A0019558790


The Rivals A Comedy Book Description :

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The Rivals

The Rivals


  • Author : Gerald Griffin
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1830
  • Genre:
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  • ISBN 10 : HARVARD:32044090306051


The Rivals Book Description :

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The Rivals  Richard Brinsley Sheridan

The Rivals Richard Brinsley Sheridan


  • Author : Alexander Norman Jeffares
  • Publisher : Longman Group
  • Release Date : 1981
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : IND:39000000933007


The Rivals Richard Brinsley Sheridan Book Description :

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....

The Rivals
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

The Rivals


  • Author : Arthur Quinn
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0803288514


The Rivals Book Description :

“This is the story of two men—of how they achieved great power and how through their implacable rivalry they destroyed each other,” writes Arthur Quinn. Anticipating California’s admission to the union, both came to the state in 1849 seeking a seat in the U.S. Senate. William McKendree Gwin, an aristocratic Southerner, and David Broderick, a veteran of the bare-knuckle politics of New York, struggled for control of California’s Democratic Party during the 1850s. Their feud, personal as well as political, ended in violent death for one and disgrace for the other....

A Study Guide for Richard Brinsley Sheridan s  The Rivals

A Study Guide for Richard Brinsley Sheridan s The Rivals


  • Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781410356802


A Study Guide for Richard Brinsley Sheridan s The Rivals Book Description :

A Study Guide for Richard Brinsley Sheridan's "The Rivals," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Drama For Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Drama For Students for all of your research needs....