The Rivals


ISBN: 9781854590992
Author: Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Publication Date: 04/01/1994
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Extent: 128pp.

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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.

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