Additional Resources for The Rivals by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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Kelly, Linda, Richard Brinsley Sheridan: A Life, Sinclair-Stevenson, 1997.

Kelly presents a detailed examination of the playwright's life, with a balanced portrayal of both his brilliance and his dalliance.

Morwood, James, The Life and Works of Richard Brinskey Sheridan, Scottish Academic Press, 1985.

Morwood's biographical account focuses primarily on Sheridan's plays and theater management.

Morwood, James, and David Crane, eds., Sheridan Studies, Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Morwood and Crane collect ten scholarly essays on Sheridan's plays, including one on producing Sheri-dan by director Peter Wood.

Porter, Roy, English Society in the Eighteenth Century, The Penguin Society History of Britain, Penguin Books, 1990.

Porter looks at the political, social, and economic world of eighteenth-century British society.

Stone, George Winchester, Jr., ed., The Stage and the Page: London's "Whole Show" in the Eighteenth-Century Theatre, University of California Press, 1981.

Acting, stage construction, song, and the various forms of comedy and drama are discussed in the...

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