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The misanthrope

Author: Martin Crimp; Molière
Publisher: London ; Boston : Faber and Faber, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alceste abhors hypocrisy and the well-rehearsed, sycophantic pleasantries of the chattering classes. But having savaged Covington - a theatre critic who thinks he can write plays - Alceste goes on to attack Jennifer, the woman he really loves. What if his determination to tell the truth proves more destructive than their instinct to avoid it? Moliere's greatest comedy, Le Misanthrope (1666), with its fierce argument  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Comedies
Translations into English
Named Person: Molière
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Crimp; Molière
ISBN: 0571179096 9780571179091
OCLC Number: 36993075
Notes: "FF plays"--Cover.
Description: 103 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Molière ; version by Martin Crimp.

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A reworking of Moliere's comic play. Alceste abhors hypocrisy and the well-rehearsed, sycophantic pleasantries of the chattering classes. He tells the truth, even it hurts. Alceste is in love with  Read more...

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