Publisher: Cambridge University Press (November 5, 2011)
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The Scots novelist Margaret Oliphant (1828-97) released this biography of the playwright and poet Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751-1816) within the first 'English males of Letters' sequence in 1883. Sheridan is better identified for his performs The opponents, a visit to Scarborough, and the college for Scandal, which was once his preferred paintings between his contemporaries. Sheridan used to be additionally at one aspect the landlord of the well-known Theatre Royal on Drury Lane, which he bought together with his partner's father in 1776. He led a thorough political occupation, changing into a Whig MP in 1780 and fast constructing a name as an excellent orator. He defended the French Revolution and supported American colonists opposed to British colonial coverage. Oliphant's biography covers Sheridan's early life, dramatic writing, political occupation and heart age; her brilliant and sympathetic portrayal offers a precious perception into his extraordinary lifestyles.