sceptical vision of Molière a study in paradox. by Robert McBride

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  • Molière, -- 1622-1673 -- Criticism and interpretation

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Includes index. Bibliography: p. 242-247.

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Paginationxii, 250 p. ;
Number of Pages250
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London: MacMillan, Walker, Hallam. Molière. Boston: Twayne, Be Book-Smarter. SparkNotes is brought to you by Barnes. 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.

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Molière liked to cast himself in his own plays. In The Miser, for example, he was the original guy that played Harpagon. (Source.) While acting in one of his own plays, Molière was seized by a ha.

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The miser of the title is called Harpagon, a name sceptical vision of Molière book from the Latin harpago, meaning a hook or grappling iron.

He is obsessed with the wealth he has amassed and always ready to save expenses. Now a widower, he has a son, Cléante, and a daughter, Élise.

Although he is over sixty Price: $ Molière wrote, directed, and starred in comedies for public and court audiences in seventeenth-century France.

He is perennially successful, but perennially subject to critical controversy: do his plays aim to do more than make audiences laugh. This book focuses on a group of characters in the plays, the interpretation of whose role lies at the heart of any answer to this question.

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In this essay I will be trying to determine to what degree Molière is attacking the Catholic Church in Le Tartuffe. Having gathered and analysed information about the play, its author and his relations with the Church, I am going to present my opinions at the same time searching for the answer to.

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