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Don Giovanni ( Thorleif Dahls kulturbibliotek)

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Texte en Français et Italien.
Testo in francese e italiano.

Dom Juan ou le Festin de pierre est une comédie de Molière en cinq actes et en prose.

Dom Juan, jeune noble accumule les conquêtes amoureuses, séduisant aussi bien des jeunes filles nobles que des servantes. Il est seulement intéressé par la conquête et abandonne les jeunes femmes dès qu'elles sont séduites.


"L'hypocr
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Paperback, Letteratura universale. I fiori blu, 222 pages
Published January 2001 by Marsilio (first published February 15th 1665)
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Yann
Dom Juan ou l'Athée Foudroyé

Don Juan ; suivi de Le mariage forcé / Molière ; illustré par Janet-Lange ; [notice de La Bédollière]
Don Juan ; suivi de Le mariage forcé / Molière ; illustré par Janet-Lange ; [notice de La Bédollière]
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Quand Molière présente le Dom Juan en février 1665, cette pièce fait un tabac (et quoique puisse dire Aristote et toute la philosophie, il n'est rien d'égal au tabac). Un an après le Tartuffe, les controverses qui ont accompagné sa dénonciation des faux dévots hypocrites sont encore vives. Fort de l’appui du Roi, il continue sur sa lancée avec un
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Camille
Dec 12, 2015 Camille rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Très contente d'avoir eu l'occasion de relire Dom Juan. J'en gardais un souvenir très scolaire, et surtout plutôt ennuyeux. Aujourd'hui, avec le Misanthrope et le Tartuffe, c'est probablement l'un de mes Molière préférés.
Daria Bejan
Dec 21, 2015 Daria Bejan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
O lectura usoara, cu un umor in spatele caruia se ascunde un adevar tragic.

Un pasaj ce refleta acest lucru:

"SGANAREL:
Si nu va temeti, domnule, de intamplarea cu moartea comandorului pe care l-ati omorat acum sase luni?
DON JUAN:
De ce sa ma tem? Nu l-am omorat bine sau ce?"
Alejandro Teruel
Don Juan, like Ulysses or Dr.Faust, represents an archetype which has inspired numerous authors to work and rework variations on a basic story. It is fascinating to compare the different retellings, and in this case, how thin the line between comedy and tragedy can be.

The first memorable version of Don Juan in literature is generally attributed to the Spanish playwright Tirso de Molina El burlador de Sevilla y el convidado de piedra written in 1630 where he appears as an insatiable, arrogant and
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Marie
May 03, 2012 Marie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Timeless. Many of the things, if not all of them are very actual for a book way ahead of its time, and it's something logical for a book that is about human nature. But it's always done in that unique and humorous way that Molière has. Above all, it allows us to laugh at our own attitudes and that's something to consider, but we shouldn't forget the moral effect that is way too overlooked in today's parodies.

As a great fan of Molière's work this comedy hasn't disappointed me at all. Very recome
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Caroline
Jan 11, 2014 Caroline rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
“All the other vices of mankind are subject to censure, and anyone is free to upbraid them roundly; but hypocrisy is a privileged vice which knows how to silence every tongue and enjoy perfect immunity"
Astghik Gaudyan
Mar 29, 2015 Astghik Gaudyan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
որոշել եմ՝ ինչ գիրք կարդամ , ռիվյու գրեմ , նու մի բան գրեմ էլի :Սրանով կսկսենք :))
Արտակարգ կերպար է Դոն Ժուանը:Նրա նպատակը սեր գտնելը չի: Նա շատ իմաստուն է, չափազանց իմաստուն, քանի որ հասկացել է կյանքի աբսուրդույթույնը: Նա սիրում է բոլոր կանանց նույն կերպ, նույն ուժգնությամբ ,ու հասկանում է ,որ հավերժական ոչինչ չկա:Իսկ հավերժական սերը դա անցողիկ ու կորցրած սերն է:Նա շատ ազնիվ է ինքն իր ու շրջապատի հետ:Նա մի փոքր էլ եսասեր է, ինչպես բոլորը: Նա չի սիրում ոչինչ բարդացնել:
Մի խոսքով, կարդացեք,լավն էր
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Mohammad Ali
در کل نمایشنامه ی ضعیفی بود نسبت به کمدی های دیگری که از مولیر خوانده ام. تنها در برخی جاها رفتارهای خنده داری وجود داشت و لبخند - یا حتی خنده - را بر لبان من خواننده می آورد. جهت گیری ایمانی درش شدید بود تا بدانجا که من از این همه تلاش به سمت ایمان منزجر شدم. با اینکه سعی شده بود حرف های ایمانی هم از کمدی بی نصیب نماند - در قالب مسخره بازی ها و حماقت های نوکر دون ژوان - اما حتی این هم از زورگویی ایمانی اثر کم نمی کرد. حتی احمقانه بودن همه ی معجزاتی که رخ می داد هم کمکی به لذت بخش کردن اثر نمی ک ...more
Jenna Fresco
Aug 02, 2011 Jenna Fresco rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Don Juan is one of the more lush, well-written plays I've read. The acts and scenes are not set up as with many other plays; the scenes are all very short. The interactions between Don Juan and his valet are comical and so well staged. Don Juan, an amusingly devious character, seems shallow through his actions, but he holds a certain complexity. One must wonder why he is what he is. Though he's destined to meet his downfall, I can't help up love the wittiness of his character.
Ben
Mar 18, 2014 Ben rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I think that I was familiar with the legend of Don Juan, as are many of us in Western culture, long before I had ever seen any films or read any works about legend. It has become a sort of folktale passed down by word of mouth over the years, and it has been reinterpreted by many playwrights and poets. The first work that I encountered based on the story of Don Juan was Shaw's Man and Superman, which I read during my Shaw period many years ago (one of my favorite playwrights whose works I really ...more
Marie
Le moins qu'on puisse dire c'est que Molière a des couilles d'acier d'avoir présenté cette pièce de théâtre pendant le règne de Louis XIV. Une grande chance que Manzarin est décédé quelques années avant.
Ben
Dec 17, 2009 Ben rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin to a prosperous upholsterer and educated at the College of Clermont, he changed his name to Moliere as a strolling actor to spare his father embarrassment. He was physically suited to the role of comedian with his swarthy complexion, wide-set eyes, long legs, and short torso, and he learned to write as an actor, during a fourteen year tour of the provinces with his company.

I could not find the edition of Don Juan--a selection of Moliere's comedies translated in 1739 a
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Scott Rorrison
Dec 04, 2013 Scott Rorrison rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: drama, reviews
I found this version in an old book store and paid about 1.50 for it, what a bargain! It's safe to say that now being introduced to Moliere, I will be reading a lot more of his works.
I read this play right after Tirso's version; I couldn't believe how modern and fresh it was in comparison, even though it's only 30 years younger.
I love the duality of the hero; on the one hand he is despicable, but you can't help loving him. He is the archetypal tragic hero, he is too intense, too resolute; he
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Iara Luzia
Jun 15, 2016 Iara Luzia rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Estou dando três estrelas para essa edição. Não gostei da tradução, me pareceu muito ruím.
O desenvolver da trama me pareceu rápido demais - talvez por estar acostumada a ópera de Mozart, em que a ação é interrompida por árias que demonstram os personagens de forma mais profunda.
sahar salman
Dec 14, 2012 sahar salman rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: plays
هذه المسرحية التي استنفذت الطاقة العاطفية الكبيرة بهذا الرجل المتغطرس و المفتون بالنساء "دون جوان" والتي أظن القول بأنها استنفذت، بها ظلم كبير له. فطاقته الكبيرة في الحب هذه أو ما يسميه حباً لهي تعبر عن عجائبيةٍ في شخصيته المفرطة بإصطياد كل فتاة والموت في هواها. لقد أحببت الطابع الفني والفكاهي فيها، والعظات التي لم يكن يستمع لها من خادمه الفقير والغني بروح الإيمان والخوف من الإله. أغرقته في شر أفعاله وتسببت له بالهلاك لنفسه. أعتقد أن هذه الأسطورة تمثل وقائعية كبيرة للفتيات في النماذج الغير صاقة ...more
La_mariane
Apr 22, 2014 La_mariane rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: classics, theatre
(Play read in the original French)

This play was one of the few of Molière's major works that I had still not read, and I decided to pick it up today : I don't regret it at all. It's a short read but totally engrossing and funny in places. I especially liked the numerous dialogs between Dom Juan and his valet Sganarelle.

I'm sure I'll read it again. Higly recommended.
Bogdan
Dec 24, 2011 Bogdan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: theatrum-mundi
"Life is a theatre" says Don Juan somewhere towards the end of the play, and I totally agree it. This is one of the few ate from Moliere that it is not a comedy and also do not have a happy ending. This is natural according to the believes of the time when the play was written, that required a strict moral behavior. Nowadays, this is changed and Don Juan type is not anymore uncommon.
My copy of this book is in Romanian.
Liz
May 05, 2016 Liz rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A hilarious play.
One of the most amusing ones I have read.
This play is definetely one of these, I would recommend to everyone. It is just classic, interesting for the older and the younger generation.
A womanizer and his easy way of living and weird way of dying ;)
Great play!
Easy to read, fluent and full of humour!
Zeina
May 02, 2015 Zeina rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
D'abord l'idée n'est pas originale . J'ai imaginé un dom juan différent de celui de tirso de molina. Mais les deux ont bcp de points communs. Dom juan l'amant, le beau parleur, l'homme de l'oralité donc et de plaisirs de bouche finit sa carrière enseveli sans sépulture.
J'aime bien le dom juam de lenau .ce dernier a des caractéristiques très bourgeoises: il fait son testament à une descendance à qu'il transmet sea biens et sa morale "soyez heureux,enfants ". Il s'occupe du bien être de ses conqu
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Anajoy-rusticgirl
May 13, 2013 Anajoy-rusticgirl rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: hs-world
Best play I have ever read! One of the funniest stories I read. Top ten for 17th century works. Definitely in my top 100 favorite books of all time.
Caroline
Jan 24, 2016 Caroline rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Grand seigneur de Sicile et libertin, Don Juan abandonne sa dernière épouse, Done Elvire, et rêves de nouvelles conquêtes. Souhaitant venger leur sœur, les frères de Dona poursuivent Don Juan. Accompagné de son valet Sganarelle, Don Juan errent dans la ville, tente de corrompre un pauvre homme puis défie la statue du Commandeur qu'il a tué en l'invitant à dîner. Le soir, la statue envoyé par le Ciel engloutit Don Juan pour l'entraîner dans les abîmes de l'enfer.

Inspiré de la pièce de l'espagnol
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Natyfoti
Dec 18, 2015 Natyfoti rated it liked it
*3 stelline e mezzo*
Dopo aver visto lo spettacolo a teatro, la mia prof di francese ci ha dato da leggere quest'opera per le vacanze estive in lingua originale (mi sveglio sempre presto io eh). Non sto qui a spiegar la trama, perché insomma anche chi non sa la storia, può intuire dal titolo di cosa parli, dato che il termine "Don Giovanni" è entrato a far parte del gergo quotidiano. L'hi trovato poi molto divertente e leggero. Effettivamente però lo spettacolo a teatro rende di più e quello che
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Виктория Димитрова
"Don Juan can be properly understood only by constant reference to what he commonly symbolizes: the ordinary seducer and the sexual athlete. He is an ordinary seducer.Except for the difference that he is conscious, and that is why he is absurd. A seducer who has become lucid will not change for all that. Seducing is his condition in life. Only in novels does one change condition or become better. Yet it can be said that at the same time nothing is changed and everything is transformed. What Don ...more
Maan Kawas
Aug 04, 2014 Maan Kawas rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
‘Don Juan’ by Moliere is a beautiful dark play about the life of a libertine (Don Juan) and his tragic ending! It is enchanting from the opening pages and you cannot leave it before its completion. The play is mainly about the famous Don Juan and his adventures and flirting with numerous beautiful women and fake marriages, and the adverse consequences they bring to his lovers as well as to him in the end. One of the implications of the play is that playing with people emotions and virtues is not ...more
Dorottya
Sep 11, 2015 Dorottya rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: plays
3.5

I am on the fence about this play. There are things which I found genial in it, and things, when I was uhmmm, really? Please, no.

I really did not like how some parts felt totally episodical and not essential to the storyline. I mean, I get that the crookedness of Don Juan had to be explained, but that many examples were too much (like the one with the money lender). I also thought some of the laughs were really cheap, like the one where the jokes was on Charlotte's black hands. I had some pro
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Keith
Dec 28, 2013 Keith rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
The translator notes that the “pervasive ambiguity of the work, which offended the devout of Moliere’s day, is for [contemporary audiences] a source of richness and nuance.”

I fail to see the nuance or ambiguity in the play. It seems a rather tired, trite morality play. Yes, Don Juan is reprehensible. He is a sociopath. Everyone in the play condemns his behavior. He’s the stereotypical evil doer (i.e., the amoral/immoral atheist/materialist/skeptic).

So where is the ambiguity? The amazing thing t
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Maria
Mar 22, 2014 Maria rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: classics, plays
Really funny and very easy to read.
Don Juan is a super skeptical and reckless creature, he does not deny himself the pleasures of life however they may hurt others; whenever he "falls in love" (which happens quite frequently since he "falls in love" for every woman he sees), he commits himself to winning the fair lady's trust and to wed her. However dishonest he may be, he is a sciolist, a good speaker and convincer. Of course, once they get married, the passion is gone and he flees onto his nex
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علی
نمایش نامه بر اساس افسانه ی دون خوان نوشته شده، و بخش سوم از سه گانه ی مولیر ("مدرسه ی همسران"، و "تارتوف") است. دون ژوان در اولین شب های اجرا، به دلیل طنز علیه مذهب، متوقف شد. شخصیت سگانارل، پیشخدمت دون ژوان به دلیل خرافات کاتولیکی، در مقابل ارباب آزاده و لامذهبش، شبیه یک دلقک می نماید. به مولیر گفته شد چند صحنه را حذف کند. دون ژوان که زودتر از انتظار به مرگ می رسد، اعتراف به گناهان را کار بیهوده ای می داند. او بهرحال محکوم به جهنم است چرا که یک کازانواست، زنان بسیاری را به دام می اندازد و چون ...more
David
Jan 26, 2016 David rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
The Don Juan myth is excellent material for one who can pull the strings on the emotions of his audience like Moliere. He enjoys and makes deliberate use of the force of identification. The Don Juan mentality resides in many heads, whether one is aware or not, as a driver of fantasies. In the majority of cases, one would love to live this life if it were not for the lack of some requisite stuff, e.g. looks, height, social skills, charm. As in Tartuffe, Moliere's skilled use of a detestable chara ...more
Jason
Oct 30, 2011 Jason rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction, classic, play
Sadly, with Don Juan, I believe that I have now read all of Richard Wilbur's translations of French drama. Then again, I had thought that years ago and they recently started republishing ones I hadn't read. So maybe I will be pleasantly surprised by some more translations.

Sadly also, this is the only Wilbur translation that has any false notes, specifically the dialogue of the rustic peasants in Act II sounds anachronistic and tinny, with phrases like "Hell's bells." Clearly an artistic choice o
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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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