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MoliA (c)re Mocked : Three Contemporary Hostile Comedies, Paperback / softback Book

MoliA (c)re Mocked : Three Contemporary Hostile Comedies Paperback / softback

Edited by Frederick Wright Vogler

Part of the North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures series

Description

One of the most colorful episodes in Moliere's career was the so-called Comic War, that controversy provoked by the successful production of L'Ecole des Femmes at a time when Moliere was seeking to establish himself as a leading comic playwright of his day.

Among the ultimately unsuccessful attempts by rival dramatists to discredit him and his theater, the three comedies published here were particularly notable.

Included in this volume are Donneau de Vise's Zelinde (1663); Boursault's Le portrait du peintre (1663); and Le Boulanger de Chalussay's Elomire hypocondre (1670).

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 212 pages
  • Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Plays, playscripts
  • ISBN: 9780807891292

£37.95

 
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