Works

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  • Evelina

    Created by: Frances Burney

    Evelina overview Unused to the situations in which I find myself, and embarrassed by the slightest difficulties, I seld...

  • Pamela

    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...

  • She Stoops to Conquer

    Created by: Oliver Goldsmith

    She Stoops to Conquer (1773) overview Kenneth Tynan wrote that ‘English drama is a procession of glittering Irishmen’. O...

  • The Beggar’s Opera

    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...

  • The School for Scandal

    Created by: Richard Brinsley Sheridan

    The School for Scandal (1777) overview  The critic and essayist William Hazlitt called Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s 1777 ...

  • Tom Jones

    Created by: Henry Fielding

    Tom Jones is a picaresque story that chronicles the humorous escapades, romances and redemption of its roguish protagoni...