Additional Resources for She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith

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Bevis, Richard. "Oliver Goldsmith" in Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 89: Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Dramatists, Third Series, edited by Paula R. Backscheider, Gale, 1989. pp 150-69.

Presents extensive information about Goldsmith's life and how it relates to his writings. Traces Goldsmith's career from student to journalist to novelist, playwright, and poet, with discussion of all die major and much minor work.

Kroenberger, Louis Introduction to She Stoops to Conquer; or, The Mistakes of a Night, by Oliver Goldsmith, Heritage, 1964, pp.v-xi.

Kroenberger discusses reasons for the continued popularity of Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer, which he attributes particularly to its farcical elements.

Styan, J L "Goldsmith's Comic Skills" in Costerus, Vol 9, 1973, pp. 195-217

Styan situates Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer within the context of restoration and sentimental comedy, and analyzes the elements that contributes to the play's dramatic and comedic success. These elements include Goldsmith's manipulation of farce, absurdity, and...

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