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by Moliere,Prudence L. Steiner,Roger W. Herzel

eBook Tartuffe and the Misanthrope (Hackett Classics) download ISBN: 160384127X
Author: Moliere,Prudence L. Steiner,Roger W. Herzel
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.; UK ed. edition (September 25, 2009)
Language: English
Pages: 274
ePub: 1271 kb
Fb2: 1244 kb
Rating: 4.5
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Category: Literature
Subcategory: Dramas and Plays

Tartuffe and the Misanthrope. Molière Translated by Prudence L. Steiner Introduced by Roger W. Herzel.

Tartuffe and the Misanthrope. Roger Herzel's thoughtful Introduction discusses Molière's life; Tartuffe, The Misanthrope, and the comic tradition; and the setting, casting, and style of the plays.

Moliere, Prudence L. Steiner, Roger W. Prudence Steiner's lively prose translation of Moliere's great comedy remains close to the original French, while casting the speech of characters in a slightly compressed and formalized way that comes very close to the original effect created by MoliAre's verse.

Roger Herzel's thoughtful Introduction discusses Molière's life; Tartuffe, The Misanthrope, and the comic tradition; and . Prudence L. Steiner took her P.

Roger Herzel's thoughtful Introduction discusses Molière's life; Tartuffe, The Misanthrope, and the comic tradition; and the setting, casting, and style of the plays. Roger W. Herzel is Professor Emeritus, Department of Theater and Drama, Indiana University, Bloomington. at Harvard University, where she served as Lecturer and Director of the Harvard Extension School Writing Program.

Prudence Steiner's lively prose translations remain close to the original French, giving us the speech of the .

Roger Herzel's thoughtful Introduction discusses Moliere's life; Tartuffe, The Misanthrope, and the comic tradition; and the setting, casting, and style of the plays.

A definitive answer is never given, and Moliere seems to be saying that there is a middle ground between dishonesty and 100% fidelity to the truth that most reasonable people occupy. A quick and delightful read, but be warned.

Moliere Tartuffe - Ebook download as PDF File . df), Text File . xt) or. .Always the experimenter, Molire in The Misanthrope had gone as far as he could go in exploring the possibilities of comic realism, and this. xt) or read book online. Orgon's family is up in arms because Orgon and his mother have fallen under the influence of Tartuffe, a pious fraud (and a vagrant prior to Orgon's help). ARTUFFE Translated by Prudence L. Always the experimenter, Molire in The Misanthrope had gone as far as he could go in exploring the possibilities of comic realism, and this play marks a watershed in his career: after it he wrote only one more regular playthat is, a five-act play in verseand prose, visual spectacle, and fantasy dominated the second half of his career.

The Misanthrope, or the Cantankerous Lover is a 17th-century comedy of manners in verse written by Molière. It was first performed on 4 June 1666 at the Théâtre du Palais-Royal, Paris by the King's Players. The play satirizes the hypocrisies of French aristocratic society, but it also engages a more serious tone when pointing out the flaws that all humans possess.

Prudence Steiner's lively prose translations remain close to the original French, giving us the speech of the characters in a slightly compressed and formalized language that echoes the effect created by Moliere's verse.

Roger Herzel's thoughtful Introduction discusses Moliere's life; Tartuffe, The Misanthrope, and the comic tradition; and the setting, casting, and style of the plays.