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The Cid, Cinna, The Theatrical Illusion (Penguin Classics) (edition 1976)

by Pierre Corneille, John Cairncross (Introduction), John Cairncross (Translator)

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Title:The Cid, Cinna, The Theatrical Illusion (Penguin Classics)
Authors:Pierre Corneille
Other authors:John Cairncross (Introduction), John Cairncross (Translator)
Info:Penguin Classics (1976), Paperback, 288 pages
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The Cid ; Cinna ; The theatrical illusion by Pierre Corneille

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I give it the 4 stars for Theatrical Illusion, which is very funny, and the Cid, which is gorgeous melodrama. Cinna, to me, is less exciting -- in real life, political forgiveness is a good thing, but it does not make for high tragedy ( )
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