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Richard Wilbur
Birth date: March 01, 1921
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Poetry
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Nicole Reads
Nicole Reads rated it 3 years ago
I am surprised at how easy this was to read. After reading little bits on my commute, I sat down and finished it in a day. Shame colors Phaedra’s life and blinds her completely to any solution other than death. She is not a reasonable person at any point until the very end when she has seen the cons...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it 6 years ago
Moliere has long been on my to-read list because his comedies were on a list of "100 Significant Books" I was determined to read through. The introduction in one of the books of his plays says that of his "thirty-two comedies... a good third are among the comic masterpieces of world literature." The...
Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog)
Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog) rated it 6 years ago
Genre: Poetry / Surreal / Humor Year Published: 1995 Year Read: 2008 When I was browsing through the library for more books by Henrik Drescher, I stumbled upon this extremely unique little book! “Runaway Opposites” is an odd children's book with poems by Richard Wilbur along with illustrations b...
AmySea
AmySea rated it 7 years ago
How disappointing! I really liked this play when I first read it way back in middle school. It was my first exposure to [a:Molière|29837|Molière|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/authors/1219168412p2/29837.jpg], and I remembered being so impressed with his work. I am still impressed with Moliè...
AmySea
AmySea rated it 7 years ago
2.5 stars.What I liked: This play represents a very progressive (for its time) view of women. It makes clear that they should be allowed to make their own choices, be treated as adults, be trusted and loved.What I didn't like: The poor old man was really mistreated. Now granted, for the time thi...
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