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

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


This special quantity brings jointly 4 of Molière's maximum verse comedies protecting the easiest years of his prolific writing occupation. Actor, director, and playwright, Molière (1622-73) used to be one of many most interesting and so much influential French dramatists, adept at portraying human foibles and puncturing pomposity. the varsity for better halves used to be his first nice luck; Tartuffe, condemned and banned for 5 years, his so much arguable play. The Misanthrope is his stated masterpiece, and The shrewdpermanent girls his final, and maybe best-constructed, verse piece. moreover this assortment contains a lively assault on his enemies and a security of his theater, within the kind of glowing brief performs, the college for better halves Criticized and The Impromptu at Versailles.

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