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Sheridan, Richard Brinsley 1751-1816

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Works: 2,496 works in 9,282 publications in 14 languages and 95,971 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedies of manners  Biography  Comedy plays  Bibliography  Bibliographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Acting editions  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Librettist, Lyricist, Attributed name, Other, Illustrator, Dedicatee, Recipient, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Honoree, Composer, Former owner
Classifications: PR3682, 822.6
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The school for scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( )

381 editions published between 1778 and 2018 in English and Irish and held by 5,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skewers the affectation and pretentiousness of aristocratic Londoners of the 1770s
Pizarro : a tragedy, in five acts; as performed at the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane by August von Kotzebue( )

244 editions published between 1799 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The School for scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Book )

470 editions published between 1777 and 2018 in 11 languages and held by 3,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A theater classic, often called the best comedy of manners in English, is a delightful play that brilliantly skewers the affectation and pretentiousness of aristocratic Londoners of the 1770s
The rivals by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Book )

385 editions published between 1071 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Songs, duets, trios, &c. in The duenna : or, the double elopement. As performed at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden. Written by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Esq by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( )

160 editions published between 1775 and 2005 in English and held by 2,735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The school for scandal; a comedy by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( )

123 editions published between 1777 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The School for Scandal is a comedy of manners written by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. It was first performed in London at Drury Lane Theatre on May 18, 1777. With principal themes of "the deceptive nature of appearances, the fickleness of reputation, [and] the often disreputable guises behind which goodness and honesty can conceal itself."
The critic ; or, A tragedy rehearsed : a dramatic piece in three acts as it is performed at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( )

125 editions published between 1781 and 2005 in English and held by 1,843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rivals ; The duenna ; A trip to Scarborough ; The school for scandal ; The critic by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The three plays collected in this volume demonstrate Sheridan's unerring ability to create ingenious plots, witty repartee, farcical situations and flamboyant characters. And while he never overtly moralizes, Sheridan uses brilliant comedy to deflate hypocrisy and satirize the manners of his age. In The Rivals, Captain Absolute becomes his own rival for the hand of Lydia Languish - wooing her under another name, while her aunt, the verbally inept Mrs Malaprop, wishes her to marry the real Captain. The Critic, featuring the pompous Puff and the arrogant Sneer, is a mocking depiction of the theatre, playwrights and, of course, critics. And The School for Scandal continues the theme of imposture when Sir Oliver Surface tests his nephews by appearing before them in disguise, and learns that reputation and the approval of society are of little value." "In his introduction, Eric S. Rump places the plays in their historical and dramatic context and examines their enduring popularity. This edition also includes notes and an appendix entitled 'Lydia's Books'."--Jacket
The plays of Richard Brinsley Sheridan by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Book )

97 editions published between 1881 and 2001 in English and Italian and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comparative statement of the two bills for the better government of the British possessions in India : brought into Parliament by Mr. Fox and Mr. Pitt, with explanatory observations by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( )

48 editions published in 1788 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rivals, a comedy : As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( )

60 editions published between 1775 and 1973 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The school for scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Recording )

84 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire of 18th century London society where the appearance of virtue was more important than its possession
The critic by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Book )

135 editions published between 1779 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Critic: or, a Tragedy Rehearsed' is a political and literary satire, following in the vein of George Villiers' 'The Rehearsal' (1671), which takes jovial aim at the vanities of authors and politicians and at the foibles of the theatre itself. It was first performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (which Sheridan owned and managed) in 1779. The play is Sheridan's response to the threat of a Franco-Spanish invasion in the summer of 1779
The dramatic works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letter to the most insolent man alive, answered by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( )

33 editions published between 1789 and 2018 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verses to the memory of Garrick : spoken as a monody, at the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( )

31 editions published between 1779 and 1809 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Copybook exercise in penmanship
The duenna : a comic opera in three acts by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Book )

64 editions published between 1775 and 1981 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern English drama: Dryden, Sheridan, Goldsmith, Shelley, Browning, Byron by John Dryden( Book )

13 editions published between 1909 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Book )

10 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rivals ; The critic ; The school for scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Book )

20 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of comedies by Richard Brinsley Sheridan that discuss hypocrisy, satire, and the ideals of the eighteenth century
 
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Ричард Бринсли Шеридан англо-ирландский писатель и политик-либерал

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رتشارد برنسلي شريدان، 1751-1816

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谢立丹 愛爾蘭劇出生的作家,英國輝格黨政治家。

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