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The theatres of Molière

Author: Gerry McCarthy
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Series: Theatre production studies.
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"In this volume, Gerry McCarthy examines the practice and method of possible the greatest actor-dramatist in the Western tradition. From the rough farces of Moliere's days on the road to the creation of the diverse and spectacular court entertainments on his return to Paris, McCarthy sheds new light on the dramatic intelligence and theatrical understanding of Moliere's writing for the actor." "Drawing on Moliere's  Read more...
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McCarthy, Gerry.
Theatres of Molière.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2002
(OCoLC)606818280
Named Person: Molière; Molière; Molière; Molière.; Molière
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerry McCarthy
ISBN: 0415033497 9780415033497 0415259479 9780415259477
OCLC Number: 48466689
Language Note: English and French.
Description: xvii, 238 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Street and stage --
Education : Jean-Baptiste Poquelin at the Collège de Clermont --
Farceurs : Old French farce and commedia dell'arte --
Country manners --
L'Ècole des femmes and the form of comedy --
The court dramatist --
Stages --
Scenes and costumes --
Acting --
The town playhouse at the Palais-Royal --
The polite audience --
Behaviour reviewed : Le Misanthrope at the Palais-Royal.
Series Title: Theatre production studies.
Responsibility: Gerry McCarthy.
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