School for Scandal Summary
Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Everything you need to understand or teach School for Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan.

  • School for Scandal Summary & Study Guide
  • 1 Student Essay
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  • 30 School for Scandal Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
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School for Scandal Summary

School for Scandal opened at the Drury Lane Theatre in London, England, in May of 1777. It was an enormous success. Reviews heralded the play as a "real comedy" that would supplant the sentimental dramas that had filled the stage in the previous years. While wildly popular in the eighteenth century, the play has not been as successful with contemporary audiences.

One significant problem is the anti-Semitism that runs throughout the play. Post-World War...

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