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Three Masterpieces: The Liar / The Illusion / Le Cid

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"The Liar" is a hilarious comedy of the impossible situations which arise when a compulsive and incorrigible liar falls in love. "The Illusion" is a fascinating play within a play within a play with a strong mystical element. "Le Cid, " his most famous play, is a tragicomedy that caused a furious controversy between Corneille and his fellow-writers.
Paperback, Absolute Classics, 200 pages
Published September 1st 2000 by Oberon Books Ltd
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Alex
Nov 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
The Cid

Ximena is totally into Rodrigo, but Ximena's dad and Rodrigo's dad are both wack old assholes, and her dad humiliates his dad in a wack old asshole fight, so in order to save his family's honor Rodrigo is all
Spurious pity mixed with monstrous pride!
Quick to insult, are you afraid to fight?
and kills Ximena's dad, because good plan, dude - dads sound like such a hassle, man, seriously - so then Ximena is super pissed, and she's like
From all your knights I now demand his head
Whoever brings i
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Jul 12, 2007 rated it it was ok
Shelves: tragedies
Pierre Corneille: 1606 – 1684
پیر کورنی، همراه با مولیر و راسین، سه نمایش نامه نویس بزرگ قرن هفدهم فرانسه است. کورنی را پدر تراژدی فرانسوی می خوانند. اغلب تراژدی های او بر مبنای زندگی شخصیت های اساطیری یونان و رم قدیم نوشته شده است.

سینا و سورنا از این مجموعه همراه با "سید" توسط عیسی سپهبدی به فارسی برگردانده شده و توسط انتشارات دانشگاه تهران در 1335 منتشر شده است
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Pierre Corneille était l'un des trois grands dramaturges français du XVIIe siècle , avec Molière et Racine. Il a été appelé «le fondateur de la tragédie française» et était productive pendant près de quarante ans.

Vous pouvez lire son oeuvre sur:
- http://www.poesies.net/corneille.html
- http://gallica.bnf.fr/Search?ArianeWi...

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