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.