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

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Moliere's Plays: The Miser: In Contemporary American English - Guerrero, Marciano (Editor), and Translations, Marymarc (Translated by), and Moliere
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Through the inner springs of Harpagon -a paragon of the miser and the avaricious money lender- Moliere delves into the psychology of this repulsive literary prototype. Balzac continued the study of such characters; especially in his novel Gobseck. Yet, this characters seems to appear in all societies: Shakespeare's Shylock, and Dickens' Scrooge in England, and Perez Galdos's Torquemada in Spain. When Valere pronounces a maxim -found in Cicero's treatise on rhetoric, Ad Herennium- "frugality should reign in the meals which ...

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

ISBN-13: 9781499182934

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