The Rivals- Critic Quotes- AO3

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Fiskin
"Corruption of reasonable attitudes"
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James Baldwin
"excessive and spurious emotion"
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Fiskin
"Sheridan creates a confusion of identities that attack sentimentality"
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O Toole
"Sheridan's comedy of manners"
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Diane Maybank
"Her [Lydia's] books illustrate what she is meant to be (moral and pious) and what she is (fashion conscious and sexual)"
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Jane Tompkins
"Represents a monumental effort to reorganise culture from a woman's point of view"
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Simon Reade
"Sheridan pushes the manners and stereotypes of the plays and society of the time to extremes...he is attacking attitudes to love and money"
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"excessive and spurious emotion"

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James Baldwin

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"Sheridan creates a confusion of identities that attack sentimentality"

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"Sheridan's comedy of manners"

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"Her [Lydia's] books illustrate what she is meant to be (moral and pious) and what she is (fashion conscious and sexual)"

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