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She Stoops to Conquer | Study Guide

Oliver Goldsmith

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Overview

Author

Oliver Goldsmith

First Performed

1773

Type

Play

Genre

Comedy

About the Title

The play's title refers to the strategy of its wealthy heroine, Kate Hardcastle, who pretends to be a humble barmaid, thus "stooping" beneath her social position to gain the affections of Charles Marlow. The original title included a subtitle, "Or, The Mistakes of a Night," referring to the events that take place in one evening's time.

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