Additional Resources for School for Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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Auburn,MarkS. "RichardBnnsley Shendan" lnDtctionary of Literary Biography, Volume 89. Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Dramatists, edited by Paula R. Backscheider, Gale, 1989, pp. 298-322.

Auburn provides a general overview of Sheridan's plays and his life.

de Selincourt, Aubrey. "Sheridan" in Set Great Playwrights: Sophocles, Shakespeare, Mohere, Sheridan, Ibsen, Shaw, Harmsh Hamilton, 1960, pp. 105-31.

This essay is an examination of the construction of several of Sheridan's plays, with a brief look at Sheridan's development of characters

Hay, Douglas and Peter Linebaugh, Editors. Albion's Fatal Tree: Crime and Society in Eighteenth-Century England, Pantheon, 1975

This book explores the legal problems that confronted the differences in class. The book includes a number of detailed studies.

Hogan, Robert. "Plot, Character, and Comic Language in Sheridan" in Comedy from Shakespeare to Sheridan, edited by A, R. Braunmiller and J. C. Bulman, University of Delaware Press, 1986, pp. 274-85.

Hogan compares Shendan's use of plot and comedic language in...

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