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The Misanthrope, Tartuffe, and Other Plays (Oxford World's Classics), Molière

Author Name    Moliere

Title   Oxford World's Classics

Binding   Paper Back

Book Condition   Used - Very Good

Publisher    Oxford University Press, USA September 2001

ISBN Number    0192833413 / 9780192833419

Seller ID   332040

This unique volume brings together four of Moli re's greatest verse comedies covering the best years of his prolific writing career. Actor, director, and playwright, Moli re (1622-73) was one of the finest and most influential French dramatists, adept at portraying human foibles and puncturing pomposity. The School for Wives was his first great success; Tartuffe, condemned and banned for five years, his most controversial play. The Misanthrope is his acknowledged masterpiece, and The Clever Women his last, and perhaps best-constructed, verse piece. In addition this collection includes a spirited attack on his enemies and a defense of his theater, in the form of two sparkling short plays, The School for Wives Criticized and The Impromptu at Versailles.

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