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The Rivals Synopsis

Drama Classics: The World's Great Plays at a Great Little Price Lydia Languish, a young woman from a good family, holds on to an impossible romantic ideal of love, and resolves only to marry a pauper. So Jack Absolute pretends to be a poor soldier in order to win her hand. Meanwhile, Jack's father is attempting to procure the match through the proper channel of Lydia's guardian, and Jack becomes a rival to himself, before he is finally challenged to duels by rival suitors in both his identities... The Rivals is a set text for AQA GCSE English Language and Literature and EdExcel A/AS Level English Literature. Edited and introduced by Colin Counsell.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781854590992
Publication date: 4th January 1994
Author: Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 128 pages
Categories: Plays, playscripts,

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