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The misanthrope (edition 1992)

by Molière

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Title:The misanthrope
Authors:Molière
Info:New York : London : Dover ; Constable, 1992.
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The Misanthrope by Molière

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A rather dark comedy, which reinforced my dislike of the main female character, which I acquired after seeing this play performed at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. Though I adored the iambic pentameter. ( )
  ThothJ | Dec 3, 2015 |
A rather dark comedy, which reinforced my dislike of the main female character, which I acquired after seeing this play performed at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. Though I adored the iambic pentameter. ( )
  ThothJ | Dec 3, 2015 |
A rather dark comedy, which reinforced my dislike of the main female character, which I acquired after seeing this play performed at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. Though I adored the iambic pentameter. ( )
  ThothJ | Dec 3, 2015 |
While Alceste is certainly a 1600s Dolph Adomian, the play doesn't have enough build and it sort of flounders. It's another issue with old humor not being effective enough in modern times. I definitely approve of abandoning society to live in the forest though. ( )
  trilliams | May 30, 2015 |
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 from everything. But this is a review of [b:The Misanthrope|752994|The Misanthrope|Molière|https://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1328868192s/752994.jpg|685838], not [b:The Importance of Being Earnest|92303|The Importance of Being Earnest|Oscar Wilde|https://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1298438452s/92303.jpg|649216]!) ( )
  IsaboeOfLumatere | Jan 14, 2015 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Molièreprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bishop, MorrisTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Bouton, Charles P.Editorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Enzensberger, Hans MagnusÜbersetzersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Grebanier, Bernard D.N.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Jasinski, RenéForewordsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Manninen, OttoTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Mulrine, StephenTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
van Laun, HenriTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Wendel, W.J.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Wilbur, RichardTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Wood, JohnTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed

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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.

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Razor-sharp wit inflames a competitive game of survival in the salons of 17th century France where, in this world of "finest appearances," one man's blunt honesty shatters his society's delicate web of manners.

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