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The Misanthrope and otherplays

The Misanthrope and otherplays

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated [from the French] with an introduction by John Wood.
SeriesPenguin Classics
ContributionsWood, John, 1900-
The Physical Object
Pagination282p. ;
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17252226M

The Misanthrope and Other Plays - eBook () by Jean-Baptiste Moliere, Donald M. Frame, Lewis Seifert. This collection demonstrates the range of Molière's comic vision, his ability to move between the broad and basic ploys of farce to the more subtle and sophisticated level of high comedy. The Misanthrope appears along with Such Preposterously Precious Ladies, Tartuffe, A Doctor Despite Himself, The Would-Be Gentleman, and Those Learned Ladies.

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He also translated The Misanthrope and Other Plays and The Miser and Other Plays for Penguin Classics. David Coward is Emeritus Professor of French at the University of Leeds, England.

He won a Scott-Moncrieff prize for his edition of Albert Cohen's Belle du Seigneur/5(42). The Misanthrope and Other Plays Mass Market Paperback – by Moliere (Author)/5(42).

The Misanthrope, Tartuffe, and Other Plays (Oxford World's Classics) Paperback – J by Molière (Author), Maya Slater (Translator)/5(19). The Misanthrope and Other Plays Paperback – January 1, by Moliere (Author)/5(42).

The Misanthrope and Other Plays book. Read 50 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Of all the French dramatists, it is Molière (–7 4/5.

The Misanthrope. THE MISANTHROPE. A verse comedy in five acts, first performed June 4,at the Théâtre du Palais-Royal in Paris by Molière’s company, the Troupe du Roi.

In his privilege to print the play Molière used the subtitle Or, The Melancholy Lover (Ou l’Atrabilaire amoureux); but he later abandoned this.

Molière played Alceste; his wife played Célimène; the Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. The Misanthrope, Tartuffe, and Other Plays (Oxford World's Classics)/5(23). The Misanthrope, Tartuffe, and Other Plays book. Read 35 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

This unique volume brings together four 4/5. The Misanthrope appears along with Such Preposterously Precious Ladies, Tartuffe, A Doctor Despite Himself, The Would-Be Gentleman, and Those Learned Ladies.

The Misanthrope, Tartuffe. The Misanthrope is a comedy of manners by Molière that was first performed in Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis.

The Misanthrope and Other Plays - Ebook written by Jean-Baptiste Moliere. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, 4/5(3). Like Shakespeare, Molière was a true man of the theatre whose comedies blend sharp insight into human nature with an unerring sense of what would work on stage and make people laugh.

All his greatest achievements are included here and in the accompanying Penguin Classics volume, The. The Misanthrope quizzes about important details and events in every section of the book.

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The Misanthrope, or the Cantankerous Lover (French: Le Misanthrope ou l'Atrabilaire amoureux; French pronunciation: [lə mizɑ̃tʁɔp u latʁabilɛːʁ amuʁø]) is a 17th-century comedy of manners in verse written by was first performed on 4 June at the Théâtre du Palais-Royal, Paris by the King's Players.

The play satirizes the hypocrisies of French aristocratic society Genre: Comedy of manners. Moliere () combined all the traditional elements of comedy - wit, slapstick, spectacle and satire - with a deep understanding of character to create richly sophisticated dramas which have always delighted audiences.

Most are built around dangerously deluded and obsessive heroes such as The Would-Be Gentleman and The Misanthrope who threaten to blight the lives of those around : Paperback. 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 defence of his theatre, in the form of two sparkling short plays, The School for Wives Criticized and The Impromptu at Versailles. The Misanthrope or Le Misanthrope ou l’Atrabilaire amoureux is a comedy of manners in five acts and in verse.

It is one of the best of Molière's plays — and one of the greatest of all comedies — spotlighting the absurdities of social and literary pretension, focusing on a man who is quick to criticize the faults of others, yet remains blind to his own/5.

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/5(4).: The Misanthrope and Other Plays (Signet Classics) () by Moliere, Jean-Baptiste and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(3K).Editions for The Misanthrope and Other Plays: X (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback p Cited by: 4.