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Translated by Donald M. Frame wood-engraved illustration by Tony Johannot
Leather Bound, 503 pages
Published 1985 by The Franklin Library
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Héctor Rodríguez
El ávaro --------------------» 4 estrellas.
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Литературные произведения, вскрывающие язвы общества, не могут быть плохими, хоть как их пиши. Не так важно, каким образом содержание преподносится автором, если его слова заставят человека задуматься. Не скажешь, будто комедии Мольера могут поразить глубиной и продуманностью. Это не является их отличительной особенностью. Жан-Батист брал за основу конкретную ситуацию, придавая ей самую малость иносказательный смысл. Например, «Тартюф» повествует про аферистов, «Мещанин во дворянстве» тоже. Толь ...more
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Shelves: aunt-susan-s, plays
I don't care what it says about me, 17th century French slapstick cracks me up. New mission: see Molière's works performed.
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Jul 02, 2014 James Violand rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: drama lovers
Shelves: own
Very funny. A later edition of Aristophanes. Witty and engaging.
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Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, also known by his stage name, Molière, was a French playwright and actor who is considered one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature. Among Molière's best-known dramas are Le Misanthrope, (The Misanthrope), L'Ecole des femmes (The School for Wives), Tartuffe ou l'Imposteur, (Tartuffe or the Hypocrite), L'Avare ou l'École du mensonge (The Miser), Le Malade ...more
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