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The Misanthrope - Molière
The Misanthrope
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One of the best of Molière's plays — and one of the greatest of all comedies — spotlighting the absurdities of social and literary pretension, focusing on a man who is quick to criticize the faults of others, yet remains blind to his own. Publisher's Note.
One of the best of Molière's plays — and one of the greatest of all comedies — spotlighting the absurdities of social and literary pretension, focusing on a man who is quick to criticize the faults of others, yet remains blind to his own. Publisher's Note.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486270654 (0486270653)
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 64
Edition language: English
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Fangirls Ahead!
Fangirls Ahead! rated it
4.0 The Misanthrope
That was seriously the second-best cat fight in the history of literature. (The first was in [b:The Importance of Being Earnest|92303|The Importance of Being Earnest|Oscar Wilde|https://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1298438452s/92303.jpg|649216]--you can practically hear the sarcasm dripping f...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 The Misanthrope by Molière
bookshelves: re-visit-2013, spring-2013, play-dramatisation, amusing, france, published-1666, satire Re-visit via R3 The Misanthrope by Molière, in a new version by Roger McGough from the Everyman Playhouse and English Touring Theatre Co. production.As part of Baroque Spring, Radio 3's season of ...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
4.0 The Misanthrope
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...
AmySea
AmySea rated it
In turns funny, moving, romantic, and tragic. Truly an entertaining play!
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
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3.5 The philosopher and the aristocratic woman
One of the things that I like about reading plays is that they tend to be short and are easy to get through in a short amount of time. However the problem I have is that since they tend to be written so as to be performed on stage (in the same way that poetry is generally written to be read aloud) i...
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