9 edition of The School for Scandal found in the catalog.
January 30, 2006
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||92|
THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL A COMEDY A PORTRAIT1> ADDRESSED TO MRS. CREWE, WITH THE COMEDY OF THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL BY R. B. SHERIDAN, ESQ. Tell me, ye prim adepts in Scandal's school, Who rail by precept, and detract by rule, Lives there no character, so tried, so known, So deck'd with grace, and so unlike your own, That even you assist her fame. The School For Scandal is Sheridan's master work which wittily illustrates 18th century's aristocrats at play. With pinpoint accuracy Sheridan's characterisation of these decadent ruling classes give it a universal appeal as echoes of both the people and their antics are to be found in each generation.
Wikipedia Book - The School For Scandal. Download M4B(81MB) Download cover art Download CD case insert. The School For Scandal. Richard Brinsley SHERIDAN ( - ) Richard Brinsley Sheridan's comedy was first performed in and focuses on the intrigues and scandals of the British upper classes. Lady Sneerwell wants to marry Charles. I definitely enjoyed The School for Scandal and even found myself laughing at times. I think the story was elevated by the excellent performances, particularly those of Peter Teazle and Lady Candour. This story is very much an artifact of its time.
The text of THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL in this edition is taken, by Mr. Fraser Rae's generous permission, from his SHERIDAN'S PLAYS NOW PRINTED AS HE WROTE THEM. In his Prefatory Notes (xxxvii), Mr. Rae writes: "The manuscript of it [THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL] in Sheridan's own handwriting is preserved at Frampton Court and is now printed in this volume. Both plots converge brilliantly in the screen scene — one of the most famous in all of School for Scandal reveals not only Sheridan's mastery of the mechanics of stage comedy, but also his flair for witty dialogue and obvious delight in skewering the affectation and pretentiousness of aristocratic Londoners of the s.
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The School for Scandal reveals not only Sheridan's mastery of the mechanics of stage comedy, but also his flair for witty dialogue and obvious delight in skewering the affectation and pretentiousness of aristocratic The School for Scandal book of the s. Its evergreen appeal makes it one of the most produced of all theater classics today, and one of the most delightful to read/5(16).
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Most of these titles have 5/5(1). Rating details 5, ratings reviews "The School for Scandal" is Richard Brinsley Sheridan's classic comedy that pokes fun at London upper class society in the late s. Often referred to as a "comedy of manners", "The School for Scandal" is one Sheridan's most performed plays and a classic of English comedic drama/5.
The School for Scandal, The Rivals, and The Critic by Richard Brinsley Sheridan Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “The School for Scandal /5. The scandal diary -- kept under Barbara's mattress -- naturally reveals as much about the teller as the subject.
The minute Barbara begins to mark. 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 s.
The School for Scandal (EasyRead Super Large 18pt Edition) Richard Brinsley Sheridan — Drama Author: Richard Brinsley Sheridan. The School for Scandal Summary. In a part of English high society where gossip runs rampant, a tangle of love has formed.
Lady Sneerwell is in love with a young, rebellious man named Charles Surface. However, Charles is in love with Maria, as is his brother Joseph. Maria is in love with Charles, but Lady Sneerwell and Joseph plot.
The School for Scandal Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Comedies Subject: English drama -- 18th century Subject: England -- Social life and customs -- 18th century -- Drama Subject: Nobility -- England -- History -- 18th century -- Drama Category: Text: EBook-No.
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THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL THE TEXT OF THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL The text of THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL in this edition is taken, by Mr.
Fraser Rae's generous permission, from his SHERIDAN'S PLAYS NOW PRINTED AS HE WROTE THEM. In his Prefatory Notes (xxxvii), Mr. Rae writes: "The manuscript of it [THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL].
THE COMEDYOF THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL By R. Sheridan, Esq. TELL me, ye prime adepts in Scandal’s school, Who rail by precept, and detract by rule, Lives there no character, so tried, so known, So deck’d with grace, and so unlike your own, That even you assist her fame to raise, Approve by envy, and by silence praise!File Size: KB.
There is a Times Book Club label to the rear pastedown. Undated copy, but Copac dates this edition with illustrations by Lucius Rossi () as Richard Brinsley Sheridan ( ) was an Irish playwright and Whig statesman.
His The School for Scandal is a comedy of manners. Study Guide for The School for Scandal. The School for Scandal study guide contains a biography of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. The School for Scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K).
Combined in this volume are three of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's most loved works, The School for Scandal and The Rivals and The Critic.
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Courier Corporation, Jan 1, - Drama - 78 pages. 1 Review. The intrigues of such aptly named characters as Lady Sneerwell, Sir Joseph 1/5(1).
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The playwright ; The play ; The staging --A portrait: Addressed to Mrs. Crewe, with the comedy of the School for scandal [poem] --Cast of characters --Synopsis of scenes --Prologue --The school for scandal.
Series Title: Theatre classics for the modern reader. Responsibility: Edited by Vincent F. Hopper and Gerald B. Lahey. ‘The School For Scandal’ is a play by Richard Sheridan that was initially performed in The plot goes round Lady Sneerwell, a woman who was slandered in her youth and who has made intrigues the main course of her life activity.
The School For Scandal was published in It was the 13th book, and the first drama for the Folio Society. The book was printed and bound by Mackay, and illustrated by Cecil Beaton. The dustjacket on my copy does show the ravages of age, but otherwise the book. Anyone who wants a ligth hearted read in the style of a Shakespearean comedy, "School for Scandal" by Richard Sheridan is for you.
It has the most entertaining characters, who anyone could recognize as being people they know and are friends with, and it pokes fun at soap-opera-like dramas that have forbidden loves and misleading coincidences/5(4).