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Moliere's Plays: The Misanthrope: In Contemporary American English

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Moliere's Plays: The Misanthrope: In Contemporary American English - Guerrero, Marciano (Editor), and Translations, Marymarc (Translated by), and Moliere
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It is possible that Moliere wanted to avoid a contentious treatment of his new play, The Misanthrope, given the banning that Tartuffe had experienced for its criticism of the church hypocrisy. Therefore, he presented in The Misanthrope a mild comedy of superficial manners of the French aristocracy. Yet, the comedy was engaging enough to satirize adult flaws in human relationships. Despite the lack of action, adventure, and suspense, the play manages to present the audience the quirks and tics of individual characters rather ...

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Moliere's Plays: The Misanthrope: In Contemporary American English 2014, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781499195781

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