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The Cid ; Cinna ; The theatrical illusion

Author: Pierre Corneille; John Cairncross
Publisher: Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1975.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Cid, Corneille's masterpiece set in medieval Spain, was the first great work of French classical drama; Cinna, written three years later in 1641, is a tense political drama, while The Theatrical Illusion, an earlier work, is reminiscent of Shakespeare's exuberant comedies.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Translations
Named Person: Pierre Corneille; Cid; Gnaeus Cornelius Cinna; Cid; Gnaeus Cornelius Cinna; Pierre Corneille
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Corneille; John Cairncross
ISBN: 0140443126 9780140443127
OCLC Number: 2075209
Description: 281 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Cid --
Cinna --
Theatrical illusion.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Cid.
Plays.
Responsibility: Pierre Corneille ; translated and introduced by John Cairncross.
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New translations of the great French neoclassical dramatist's classic work on Spain's legendary hero, his best-known political, and Roman, play, and an early, bizarre comedy.  Read more...

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