TITLE

RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN

AUTHOR(S)
Davison, Peter
PUB. DATE
January 1986
SOURCE
Research Guide to Biography & Criticism;1986 World Drama Index, p581
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
The article presents a research guide on the biography and works of dramatist Richard Brinsley Sheridan. He was born on November 4, 1751 in Dublin, Ireland. There is a large number of biographies of Sheridan but many are inadequate, some are unreliable, and none is wholly satisfactory. Probably the best readily available biography is that by R. Crompton Rhodes, Harlequin Sheridan in 1930. There is a curiously cursory feel about much that is discussed, such as Sheridan's part in the Trial of Warren Hastings and the fifteen page chapter on Sheridan as Treasurer of the Navy, which devotes just over a page to the topic of its title.
ACCESSION #
17074567

 

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