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Molière, his life and works

by John Palmer

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Published by G. Bell and sons in London .
Written in English


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Statementby John Palmer
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 431 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates :
Number of Pages431
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26413888M

From until the French Revolution, when legislation abolished restrictions on theatrical enterprise, a single theatre held sole proprietorship of Molière’s works. After , his plays were performed in new theatres all over Paris by new actors, before audiences new to his works. Both his plays and his image took on new dimensions. In Molière, the French Revolution, and the . From until the French Revolution, when legislation abolished restrictions on theatrical enterprise, a single theatre held sole proprietorship of Molière’s works. After , his plays were performed in new theatres all over Paris by new actors, before audiences new to his works. Both his plays and his image took on new dimensions.

Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Molière (French pronunciation: ; –), was a French playwright and actor who is considered to be one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature. Among Molière's best-known works are The Misanthrope, The School for Wives, Tartuffe, The Miser, The Imaginary Invalid, and The Bourgeois : Janu , Paris, France.   T hese days, every classic play seems to be updated or “reimagined”. In the case of this new version of Molière’s Tartuffe by Anil Gupta Author: Michael Billington.

Book Description: From until the French Revolution, when legislation abolished restrictions on theatrical enterprise, a single theatre held sole proprietorship of Molière's works. After , his plays were performed in new theatres all over Paris by new actors, before audiences new to . Renowned for his satirical works, Molière (Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, –) delighted in lampooning the social pretensions and conceits of 17th-century French society. In this verse comedy with serious overtones, Tartuffe, a penniless scoundrel and religious poseur, is invited by a gullible benefactor to live in his home.


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Moliere: His Life and His Works [Brander Matthews] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. From the time of his return to Paris inall the reliable facts about Molière’s life have to do with his activity as author, actor, and manager.

Some French biographers have done their best to read his personal life into his works, but at the cost of misconstruing what might have happened as what did happen. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Matthews, Brander, Molière, his life and his works.

New York, C. Scribner's Sons, [©]. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how Molière handle.

Molière, His Life and His Works [Brander Matthews] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

This work was reproduced from the original artifact. Such as Tartuffe (), the classic Molière satire on hypocrisy in which a character uses the cover of religion for material gain. It was banned for five years in Paris. At the highest level is The Misanthrope ().

It has his life and works book known as Molière's most sophisticated play but at the time it was one of his least popular productions. Early life Molière was born Jean Baptiste Poquelin in Paris, France, on Janu His father was a successful upholsterer (one who puts soft coverings on chairs) who held the post of official furnisher at the royal court.

Molière had been attracted to the theater since childhood. Molière, his life and his works Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).

Born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin inthe French playwright Moli^D`ere became one of the most influential dramatists of the 17th century. His comedies shaped the development of theater in Europe, inspired his contemporaries in England, and left a lasting dramatic legacy after his death in Moli^D`re has also inspired a vast body of scholarship, and recent work has dispelled 3/5(1).

By: Molière. Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Molière, was a French playwright and actor who is considered to be one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature. Among Molière's best-known works is Tartuffe or The Hypocrite, written in Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Molière (; French: [ɛːʁ]; 15 January – 17 February ), was a French playwright, actor and poet, widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the French language and universal literature.

His extant works include comedies, farces, tragicomedies, comédie-ballets and more. The marriage was rife with difficulties and is often considered the inspiration for many of Molière's subsequent works, including his most commercially successful play, L'école des femmes ( From until the French Revolution, when legislation abolished restrictions on theatrical enterprise, a single theatre held sole proprietorship of Molière’s works.

Afterhis plays were performed in new theatres all over Paris by new actors, before audiences new to his works. Both his plays and his image took on new by: 3. The following entry provides critical discussion of Molière's works from the last four decades. For further information on Molière's life and works, see LC, Volume The Imaginary Invalid, one of Molière's funniest and most incisive satires, is also among the most performed worldwide and perennially studied in world literature courses.

In this entertaining gem, a hypochondriac, victimized by two pompous doctors, tests his daughter's loyalty and discovers the greed and contempt of his scheming wife. For the first time in publishing history, this eBook presents Molière’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare plays and poetry, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material.

(Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Molière’s life and works * Concise introductions to the major works. Jean Baptiste Poquelin Molière (zhäN bätēst´ pôklăN´ môlyĕr´), –73, French playwright and actor, ; son of a merchant who was upholsterer to the king.

His name was originally Jean Baptiste Poquelin. Molière was the creator of French high comedy; his genius lay in exposing the hypocrisies and follies of his society through satire. Molière {mohl-yair'}, whose real name was Jean Baptiste Poquelin, composed 12 of the most durable and penetratingly satirical full-length comedies of all time, some in rhyming verse, some in prose, as well as six shorter farces and a comic dramatist he ranks with such other distinctive masters of the genre as Aristophanes, Plautus, and George Bernard Shaw.

To be or not to be Molière: that is the latest question wreaking havoc among French academics. In ''Corneille in the Shadow of Molière,'' a book recently published in France, Dominique Labbé, a Author: Lila Azam Zanganeh.

L'Avare = The Miser, Molière The Miser (French: L'Avare) is a five-act comedy in prose by the French playwright Molière. It was first performed on September 9,in the theatre of the Palais-Royal in Paris/5.Molière ( – 17 February ) was a French actor, director and real name was Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, Molière was his stage name.

He wrote some of the most important comedies in human history. He was born in Paris where his father owned a carpet shop. As a young person, Molière decided to live an artist's : Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, 15 January .Molière: His Life and Works () Introduction to the Study of American literature () Fugitives from Justice () Poetry.

Vistas of New York () Shakespeare as a Playwright () On Acting () The Oxford Book of American Essays () A Book About the Theater () These Many Years (): autobiography; Principles of Playmaking Born: FebruNew Orleans, United States.