She Stoops to Conquer

She Stoops to Conquer

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by Oliver Goldsmith
     
 

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Wealthy countryman Mr. Hardcastle arranges for his daughter Kate to meet Charles Marlow, the son of a wealthy Londoner, hoping the pair will marry. Unfortunately Marlow is nervous around upper-class women, yet the complete opposite around lower-class females. On his first acquaintance with Kate, the latter realises she will have to pretend to be common, or Marlow will

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Wealthy countryman Mr. Hardcastle arranges for his daughter Kate to meet Charles Marlow, the son of a wealthy Londoner, hoping the pair will marry. Unfortunately Marlow is nervous around upper-class women, yet the complete opposite around lower-class females. On his first acquaintance with Kate, the latter realises she will have to pretend to be common, or Marlow will not woo her. Thus Kate stoops to conquer, by posing as a maid, hoping to put Marlow at his ease so he falls for her.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781625585400
Publisher:
Start Publishing LLC
Publication date:
12/28/2012
Sold by:
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
65
File size:
288 KB

Meet the Author

Oliver Goldsmith (10 November 1728 - 4 April 1774) was an Anglo-Irish novelist, playwright and poet, who is best known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield (1766), his pastoral poem The Deserted Village (1770), and his plays The Good-Natur'd Man (1768) and She Stoops to Conquer (1771, first performed in 1773). He also wrote An History of the Earth and Animated Nature. He is thought to have written the classic children's tale The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes, the source of the phrase "goody two-shoes".

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She Stoops to Conquer 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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This makes for great reading if you enjoy english classics. It has humor and great laughs. Still a great classics after 45 years of reading it again.
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