Saturday, April 4, 2009

April 4: The Mistakes of Night (Vol. 18, pp. 205-215)

English playwright Oliver Goldsmith was born this day in 1774, so we get a selection from his best-known work, "She Stoops To Conquer." This play is supposed to be rollicking good fun, but it still seems like the usual overwrought, overwritten drama of the era.

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