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The misanthrope of Molière

MoliГЁre

The misanthrope of Molière

by MoliГЁre

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementdone into English by William F. Giese.
ContributionsGiese, William Frederic, 1864- tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ1837 .A43
The Physical Object
Pagination103p.
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6720707M
LC Control Number28025383
OCLC/WorldCa247996

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His critical insights into the nature of types like the hypocrite, the misanthrope, and the miser remain almost as urbane today as they were when written. Molière was born in Paris, France, in , the son of rather prosperous middle-class parents, who sent him to good schools to be trained in law. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $

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In my reading, Moliere believes this good life is attainable within the human condition if so many fools, hypocrites and prudes didn’t do their best to squelch it at every opportunity. So while you can read Moliere merely for his humor, you can also read him for his unforgettable portraits of the misanthrope, religious hypocrite and the pedant/5(34).

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Esteem is based on pref- THE MISANTHROPE 5 erence; to esteem the whole world alike is to feel no esteem for any one. And because you addict yourself to these vices of. At the opening of The Misanthrope, we immediately learn that the play will have at least some elements of farce.

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