Publish date: April 1st 2002
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Pages no: 180
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, French Literature
Isn't it interesting that there are some sectors of society that get really upset if you poke fun at them, or even criticise them in anyway. Normally this happens because these particular people are well aware that what they are doing is wrong and that they are simply playing on people's stupidity t...
bookshelves: published-1664, france, earlymodern16c-18c, play-dramatisation, poetry Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Susanna Read on February 22, 2010 ** spoiler alert ** Background blurb - Moiliere (Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, 1622-1673) delighted in lampooning the social pretensions and conceits of 17...
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...
We’re still in the drama unit of my AP English class, and this was the next gem that was waiting for us to read. Honestly, I had never heard of Tartuffe, nor does the idea of French drama thrill me, but I was surprised; it wasn’t perfectly captivating, but it was definitely decent. The constant rhym...
Background blurb - Moiliere (Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, 1622-1673) delighted in lampooning the social pretensions and conceits of 17th Century French society. In this 1664 verse comedy with serious overtones, Tartuffe, a penniless scoundrel and religious poseur, is invited by a gullible benefactor to l...
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