Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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A giant of eighteenth century theatre, Richard Brinsley Sheridan was an Irish satirist, playwright and poet. His celebrated plays ‘The Rivals’ and ‘The School for Scandal’ exerted a major influence on the development of English drama and continue to be performed worldwide today. For the first time in publishing history, this comprehensive eBook presents Sheridan’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Sheridan’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the plays
* All 9 dramatic works, with individual contents tables
* Features rare plays appearing for the first time in digital publishing, including PIZARRO
* Images of how the works were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Also features R. Crompton Rhodes edition of Sheridan’s poetry, first time in digital print
* Easily locate the rare poems you want to read
* Includes Sheridan’s speeches and letters – spend hours exploring the author’s non-fiction
* Features two biographies, including Moore’s seminal study – explore Sheridan’s literary and personal life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Dramatic Works
THE RIVALS
ST. PATRICK’S DAY
THE DUENNA
A TRIP TO SCARBOROUGH
THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL
THE CAMP
THE CRITIC
THE GLORIOUS FIRST OF JUNE
PIZARRO

The Poetry
THE POEMS OF RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN

The Non-Fiction
THE LEGISLATIVE INDEPENDENCE OF IRELAND VINDICATED
A COMPARATIVE STATEMENT OF THE TWO BILLS, FOR THE BETTER GOVERNMENT OF THE BRITISH POSSESSIONS IN INDIA
THE SPEECHES AND LETTERS

The Biographies
MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF THE RT. HON. RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN by Thomas Moore
RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN by William Fraser Rae

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