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Charon, Jacques

Overview
Works: 265 works in 522 publications in 4 languages and 1,301 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Educational films  Internet videos  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Satire  History  Nonfiction television programs  Televised plays 
Roles: Director, Narrator, Singer, Actor, Author, Performer, Film editor, Restager, per, Scenarist, Other
Classifications: PQ1842, 782.1
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Publications about Jacques Charon
Publications by Jacques Charon
Publications by Jacques Charon, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Jacques Charon
 
Most widely held works by Jacques Charon
Le Misanthrope by Molière( visu )
8 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in French and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Having lost all patience with the flattery and hypocrisy of fashionable society, Alceste has vowed to speak and act only with complete sincerity. Parodoxically, he falls in love with the epitome of all that he despises: the cruel coquette Celimene. When Alceste resolves to abandon society once and for all, he invites her to accompany him but she is more in love with her frivolous lifestyle than with him
Molière and the comédie française ( visu )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Provides a brief history of the Comédie française & gives an analysis of two scenes from Molière plays, Le Misanthrope and Tartuffe
Le malade imaginaire = De ingebeelde zieke by Molière( visu )
29 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in French and Undetermined and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Argon, a rich, bourgeois hypochondriac, attempts to marry his daughter Angélique to a doctor she does not love. She loves Cléante. The resolution of this conflict determines whether this family can find happiness at the hands of a tyrannical father
Tartuffe by Molière( visu )
27 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Tartuffe, Moliere's master of unctuous evil, insinuates himself into a wealthy Parisian household in this indictment of religious hypocrisy
Joan Sutherland the greatest hits by Joan Sutherland( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in Italian and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Le bourgeois gentilhomme The would-be gentleman by Molière( visu )
12 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 44 libraries worldwide
"Entertainment in the tradition of the 'Commedia Dell'arte' ; a combination of music, dance and song [performed by the Comédie Française]. ... The 'Would-Be Gentleman' in this case is adorned with an elegant dressing gown and an absurd chapeau, as he aspires to a higher station in life."--Program notes
Moi, un comédien by Jacques Charon( Book )
20 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in French and Undetermined and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Le Malade imaginaire de Molière ( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in French and English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
A hypochrondriac, Argen is overcharged by his apothecary and wants his daughter to marry a doctor to care for him. Meanwhile, his second wife is trying to get his money, and his daughter has fallen in love with a man other than the one to whom she is promised. With some duplicity on the maid's part, he finds out the truth about his family and learns to cure himself
L'hygiène et le détartrage-surfaçage en parodontologie by Paul Mattout( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in French and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Le bourgeois gentilhomme The would-be gentlemen ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in French and held by 25 libraries worldwide
A lively satire on the pretensions of a rich but silly man to the snobberies of the aristocracy
Les contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1972 and 1997 in French and German and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Pierre Monteux, a master of French repertoire, conducts in this 1955 performance of Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffman. This Metropolitan Opera production features an all-star cast that includes Rise Stevens, Richard Tucker, Roberta Peters, and Lucine Amara
Le Tartuffe, ou, L'imposteur by Molière( visu )
4 editions published in 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"When the religious charlatan Tartuffe insinuates himself into the household of the wealthy but credulous Orgon, it is not long before he takes over, acquiring the deed to the property, disinheriting Orgon's son, and becoming betrothed to Orgon's daughter. But when clever Elmire, Orgon's wife, trips up the imposter, Orgon throws him out-only to find himself arrested and his family evicted instead. A last-minute intervention by the King restores order and metes out justice. This play was suppressed twice before permission was given to perform it freely
Un fil à la patte by Georges Feydeau( visu )
12 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in French and Undetermined and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Story of a man who seeks to end an old relationship the day before he gets married
Folle Amanda by Pierre Barillet( visu )
10 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in French and Undetermined and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Ancienne vedette de music-hall, Amanda a vécu avec imprévoyance et connaît des jours difficiles. Elle va de ses souvenirs de gloire à l'éspoir d'une entrée à Limoges... mais incurablement optimiste, elle compte renflouer sa situation financière en publiant ses mémoires. L'intervention de son ex-mari, le ministre Philippe Morhange, compromet ses plans et bouleverse une seconde fois sa vie. En dépit de leur séparation, une sorte de complicité unit ses deux êtres différents lui symbole de la réussite, elle, qui a gâché ses chances ; mais elle croit toujours qu'on peut faire table rase du passé et repartir à zéro. Chez elle, le goût de la vie l'emporte et, avec la même fougue généreuse, elle repart vers de nouveaux espoirs
Tartuffe : comédie en cinq actes et en vers by Molière( visu )
6 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in French and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Tartuffe de Moliére by Pierre Badel( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in French and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Tartuffe, Moliere's master of unctuous evil, insinuates himself into a wealthy Parisian household in this indictment of religious hypocrisy
Le médecin malgré lui by Molière( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Set in sixteenth century France, this comedy expresses the author's views concerning the venality of doctors and the gullibility of patients, as well as the many foibles of lovers, servants, and social climbers
The world of Offenbach by Jacques Offenbach( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in French and English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Le Bourgeois gentilhomme comédie-ballet en cinq actes en prose = The would-be gentleman by Molière( visu )
4 editions published in 1994 in French and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A lively satire on the pretensions of a rich but silly man to the snobberies of the aristocracy
La facture by Pierre Sabbagh( visu )
8 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Noëlle est une femme "dans le vent". Tout lui réussit. On l'aime. Même ceux qui ne lui veulent pas de bien n'arrivent pas à lui faire du mal. Prenant conscience de tout ce bonheur, Noëlle s'effraie de devoir en payer un jour "la facture". Ses amis, qui s'emploient à la protéger, empoisonnent en même temps son existence avec cette perspective. C'est finalement dans l'amour partagé avec Bernard, un don juan assagi, qu'elle trouvera une manière de payer
 
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Alternative Names
Jacques Charon French actor and director
Languages
French (138)
English (12)
German (1)
Italian (1)
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