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Created by: Frances Burney
Evelina overview Unused to the situations in which I find myself, and embarrassed by the slightest difficulties, I seld...
Created by: Samuel Richardson
Pamela overview I will bear any thing you can inflict upon me with Patience, even to the laying down of my Life, to she...
Created by: Oliver Goldsmith
She Stoops to Conquer (1773) overview Kenneth Tynan wrote that ‘English drama is a procession of glittering Irishmen’. O...
Created by: John Gay
The Beggar’s Opera (1728) overview John Gay’s The Beggar's Opera survives as the best-known example of a satirical balla...
Created by: Richard Brinsley Sheridan
The School for Scandal (1777) overview The critic and essayist William Hazlitt called Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s 1777 ...
Created by: Henry Fielding
Tom Jones is a picaresque story that chronicles the humorous escapades, romances and redemption of its roguish protagoni...