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The misanthrope ; and Tartuffe

Author: Molière; Richard Wilbur
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, Brace & World, ©1965.
Series: Harvest book.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the MISANTHROPE, Alceste begins as a man who loves mankind so much that he cannot brook flattery or hypocrisy and winds up withdrawing from society in disgust. In Tartuffe, unctuous, cunning and evil Tartuffe insinuates himself into the home of substantial citizen Orgon. Tartuffe almost succeeds in driving the son away, marrying the daughter, seducing the wife and depriving Orgon of all his possessions.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Molière; Richard Wilbur
ISBN: 0156605171 9780156605175
OCLC Number: 358525
Notes: Translation of: Le Misanthrope and Tartuffe.
Description: vi, 326 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: The Misanthrope (Themes: Hypocrisy ; Misanthropy). --
Tartuffe (Theme: Hypocrisy).
Series Title: Harvest book.
Other Titles: Tartuffe.
Misanthrope.
Responsibility: Jean Baptiste Poquelin de Molière ; translated into English verse by Richard Wilbur ; drawings by Enrico Arno.
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Two classic plays translated by a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet into English verse. In The Misanthrope, society itself is indicted and the impurity of its critic's motives is exposed. In Tartuffe, the  Read more...

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