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The barber of Seville ; and, the marriage of Figaro

Author: Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais; John Wood
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England : Penguin Books, 2004. ©1964
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With the help of Figaro, Count Almaviva defeats Dr. Bartolo's attempts to separate him from his lover, and Figaro upstages his master, a pleasure-seeking, incompetent nobleman, in their quest for the same woman.
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Genre/Form: Drama
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Named Person: Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais; Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais; John Wood
ISBN: 0140441336 9780140441338
OCLC Number: 796971925
Notes: Translation of: Le barbier de Seville and Le mariage de Figaro.
Description: 222 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Barber of Seville.
Marriage of Figaro.
Barbier de Séville.
Responsibility: Beaumarchais ; translated with an introduction by John Wood.

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